International Lawyer joins Blythe Liggins

A specialist in international family law, recognised in this year’s Legal 500, has joined Leamington solicitors Blythe Liggins. Louise Hunt had previously spent eight years with leading UK law firm Mills & Reeve, where she gained considerable experience in dealing with complex matrimonial matters. She also developed a specialist interest in international cases, particularly those […]

Paralegal Vacancy – Dispute Resolution

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a paralegal to join our leading Dispute Resolution team. The right candidate will be degree educated (and potentially have passed the LPC), with ideally a minimum of 12 months’ experience in civil litigation. For the full job specification and further details, please email your CV to jms@blytheliggins.co.uk.

Leading Disputes Lawyer Joins Top Legal Firm

A leading Warwickshire law firm has welcomed a Legal 500 recommended lawyer as its new head of dispute resolution. Jag Sandher has joined Blythe Liggins in Leamington after relocating from Berkshire, where he was the Head of Litigation for a well-respected regional firm and brings with him a wealth of experience, including successes in the […]

Two Long-serving Partners Retire from Blythe Liggins

Two long-serving leading lights at Leamington law firm Blythe Liggins will be leaving later this month. Richard Thornton, joint senior partner and head of dispute resolution, and Andrew Brooks, executive partner and head of family law, have decided to retire after jointly notching up almost 80 years with the firm. Richard, who attended Warwick School, […]

Real Tennis Sponsorship

The Owen-George Cup for real tennis, played for at Moreton Morrell Tennis Court Club, has been won by Tom Lewis for the third time. Tom, a former pupil at Warwick School who played cricket for Ashorne and lifted the trophy in 2013 and 2015, beat fellow club member Doug Holden. The cup was presented by […]

Life as a Trainee: the Employment Department

Casey Smith, Trainee Solicitor at Blythe Liggins LLP, reflects on the first seat of her training contract in the Employment Department. “The first day of my training contract I felt extremely anxious, but the family feel at Blythe Liggins put me at ease straightaway. I knew that I had their complete support to guide me […]

How Making a Will Has Changed in the Pandemic

Traditionally, and let’s face it, solicitors firms are nothing if not traditional, the process of making a Will was always very formal, with a face to face meeting to take instructions and then a second meeting for the signing of the Will. The whole affair was rather convivial and the thought of not meeting a […]

Pet-Nups – what you need to know!

An estimated 3.2 million UK households have acquired a pet since the first lockdown in March of last year according to the Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association.  We are a nation of dog lovers.  Increasingly in these uncertain and worrying times we have turned to our pets.  Many of us have been isolated from friends, family […]

Wills Week Raises More Than £17,000 For Myton Hospice

Myton Hospice has received a welcome boost to its funds with more than £17,000 being handed over by local law firms who took part in the charity’s Make a Will Week. During the campaign solicitors worked hard to get the wills written, signed and witnessed under social distancing rules, sometimes in unorthodox situations such as […]

Paul Celebrates 30 Years With Blythe Liggins!

A Radford Semele wills and probate lawyer has been celebrating 30 years with Leamington solicitors Blythe Liggins against a backdrop of surging demand for wills as a result of the pandemic. “I can’t remember a time like it” said Paul England. “We have never been busier and are seeing a huge surge in the number […]