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Celebrating 225 Years19-Jun-2017

A huge thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate 225 years of legal practice at White Friars, we hope you had a great evening. Many of you have been in touch to pass on your thanks, a sample of which is below: "A brief note to thank you all for your hospitality at Thursday’s splendid celebration. We did so enjoy meeting you all and especially many of you for the first time where you had previously been a voice on the phone or a signature at the foot of a letter. This note would ..

Lunch on the Lawn12-Jun-2017

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our Lunch on the Lawn on Thursday 8 June. We hope you had a great afternoon despite the inclement weather. We have had some positive and much appreciated feedback from many, a sample of which is below: “I just wanted to say a big thank you for hosting and inviting me to Lunch on the Lawn on Thursday. It was great fun and really nice to meet all of the Conveyancing Team. It was a shame about the weather but lovely to see so many people att..

Cullimore Dutton Quiz Night24-May-2017

A huge thank you to everyone who attended the Cullimore Dutton Quiz Night at Chester Boughton Hall Cricket Club and congratulations to Yates & Co for winning the top prize. We hope you had an great evening, please enjoy our photos from the event (below) and we look forward to catching up with you again in the near future.

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Cullimore Dutton Signs Women’s Cricket Sponsorship Deal08-May-2017

Cullimore Dutton Solicitors has agreed a two-year sponsorship deal to support women’s and girls’ cricket development at Chester Boughton Hall Cricket Club. Cheshire’s most successful women’s team last season, Chester Boughton Hall Ladies completed the league and cup double by topping the Cheshire County Cricket Women’s League and securing the women’s T20 divisional knockout trophy. The local women's club of rising England women’s cricket star all-rounder, Sophie Eccleston, ..

Scrapping of Probate Fees21-Apr-2017

On arrival at work this morning, after having spent the past few weeks working diligently to avoid a substantial increase in probate court fees for our clients, our Wills, Trusts and Estates department were pleased to learn that, for the time being, the government have decided to scrap the introduction of a sharp increase in probate fees which were due to be implemented in just over a weeks time, at the start of May 2017. The new fee scheme meant that when personal representatives ..

Partner Presents Award10-Apr-2017

Lesley Stuart, Partner and Cullimore Dutton’s Head of Conveyancing presented an award at the University of Law’s annual Prize Giving Ceremony on Friday 7 April. Recent graduate Hollie Aspinall was the recipient of the award as the student who attained the highest mark in the LPC Private Client examination jointly with Melissa Quayle. LPC student Dominic Riley was also recognised by Cullimore Dutton for attaining the highest score in the Family Law examination. Lesley stated, “As an organ..

We like Hoole06-Mar-2017

…we like Hoole a lot. We like Hoole so much we have a special March offer for our Hoole clients, old and new. Simply instruct us on the conveyance of your property or contact us to create or review your Will during March and we will donate five per cent of our fees to a Hoole based charity or community project. You can even suggest which charity or project you would like us to support. To qualify all you need is a current Hoole postcode or for conveyancing clients, b..

Property Rights for Cohabitants30-Jan-2017

As long ago as July 2007, The Law Commission published its report Cohabitation: the Financial Consequences of Relationship Breakdown. The report recommended developing a legal framework creating and dealing with the property rights of cohabiting partners if their relationship broke down. Ten years on the Government is still considering the proposals. In Scotland the Family Law (Scotland) Act 2006 gives rights to unmarried couples if their relationship breaks down. These are not exa..

Cullimore Dutton Appoints Trainee Solicitors22-Dec-2016

Double promotion confirmed as part of our strategy for growth. Cullimore Dutton Solicitors, has appointed two Trainee Solicitors as we continue to strengthen our Private Client and Commercial Property teams. Alice Daniels, a former Politics and International Relations graduate from Loughborough University and Ross Alexander, an Accountancy and Finance graduate from Lancaster University, have both completed their Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Legal Practice Course ..

Cullimore Dutton Solicitors Sponsor Frodsham JFC's Under 11s Squad28-Nov-2016

Frodsham Junior Football Club's U11s Town team is sporting a smart new strip for the 2016-17 season courtesy of brand new sponsors, Cullimore Dutton Solicitors. Cullimore Dutton has a long and happy association with Frodsham JFC, its Managing Director was himself a club player in his youth and is currently a coach with the club. "We are delighted to sponsor the Town Under 11s squad," said MD Andrew Wright. "With a heritage stretching back over 200 years, Culli..

State Pension Increases and Forecast22-Nov-2016

In 2011. the government introduced a guarantee that the State pension will increase each year by whichever is the highest of three measures – increases in average earnings, the rate of inflation, and 2.5% – the so-called ‘triple lock’. However, in the government’s currently straitened financial circumstances, this is seen no longer to be affordable, and it is likely to be replaced. An influential committee of MPs has called on the government to scrap the triple lock ..

Cullimore Duttons's Own Masterchef!02-Nov-2016

MASTERCHEF IN AID OF CLAIRE HOUSE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE HELD AT CHEZ JULES ON FRIDAY 28TH OCTOBER 2016 Masterchef Rhodri Roberts, sponsored by Cullimore Dutton Solicitors Ltd Chester competed in this event at Chez Jules on Friday night winning the dessert category for his Tarte au Chocolat avec crème de Chantilly. Four amateur chefs competed in the competition held in aid of Claire House Children’s Hospice and hosted by Cheshire Resolution and the Cheshire Collaborative Fa..

Cullimore Dutton and West Cheshire & North Wales Chamber of Commerce07-Oct-2016

We are pleased to support the WCNW Chamber’s next event, the Annual Ball on 14th October, by providing their main raffle prize of a Luxury hamper. Proceeds of the raffle are going toward the Hand on Heart charity, whose goal is to prevent the death by cardiac arrest in young children. Good luck to everyone taking part! ..

Trip to Chester Story House22-Sep-2016

On Thursday 22nd September Lesley, Tim, Simon and Sarah Davies were privileged to be able to have a tour round the new theatre complex in Chester to be known as Story House. The project is still very much a building site but the works are now nearing completion and the official opening is scheduled for Spring 2017. Development is far bigger than any of us expected and will house not only a magnificent ultra modern theatre but also cinema, library, function rooms, bars and rest..

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