We are pleased to announce the recent hiring of Jade Gani to the position of Head of Department in the Private Client Team. Jade has built up a respected reputation for her professionalism, expertise and innovation throughout the home counties and beyond. In particular, Jade takes great care to support the elderly and vulnerable members…Details
Meadows Ryan Solicitors Ltd in Weybridge has been re-awarded membership to the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme for the 8th year – the mark of excellence for the home buying process. Meadows Ryan underwent rigorous assessment by the Law Society in order to secure CQS status, which marks the firm out as meeting high standards…Details
Despite the challenges faced by many during the Covid-19 pandemic, Meadows Ryan Solicitors has been very fortunate to bolster our property team.
Stephen Carew – Consultant Solicitor, Property Stephen started out as a foreign exchange trader working at various investment banks in the city. He qualified in 2000 having gained experience in residential property and is now a specialist Commercial and Residential Property Solicitor. Stephen has very broad experience acting for a wide range of clients; from…Details
As the world celebrates a summer of football, tennis and athletics, Meadows Ryan Solicitors are introducing their Sports Law service. The firm, which has offices in Weybridge and Central London, already works with several Premier League players, international rugby stars and sports clubs but it is hoping to expand its network of clients through its…Details
We are pleased to announce that Meadows Ryan Solicitors has been shortlisted for two awards at this year’s Surrey Law Society Legal Awards taking place this September 2021. Our Managing Partner, Piers Meadows has been shortlisted for Property Lawyer of the year, while our Practice Manager and Partner, Ashley Burrow, has been shortlisted for “Support…Details
The Notaries Society has described notaries as representing, “the oldest and smallest branch of the legal profession in England and Wales”. Many notaries are also solicitors, but not all solicitors are qualified as notaries; there are approximately 775 notaries in England and Wales. A notary public is mostly concerned with authenticating and certifying signatures, documents…Details
The relief of Stamp Duty Land Tax is being tapered out with the biggest reduction ending on 30th June. How will this affect the Housing Market?
Stamp Duty Land Tax is currently only paid by buyers who are purchasing an English residential property which is valued above £500,000. The Stamp Duty rate varies depending on the price of properties and the number of properties owned. The SDLT Holiday which was due to end on 31st March 2021 has now been extended…Details
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is a compulsory tax which must be paid if you buy a property over a certain price in England. The current SDLT threshold for residential properties is £500,000; however, this is changing from the 30thJune 2021. From 1st April 2021, a new SDLT rate was introduced for buyers of residential…Details
Meadows Ryan Solicitors Ltd welcomes Alastair Hargreaves, Chartered Legal Executive to the property department of the firm.
Alastair has amassed a wealth of experience in residential and commercial property matters, including acquisitions of companies and assets, leasehold and enfranchisement matters, financial restructuring, complex land registry issues and claims for adverse possession. He receives repeat instructions from a number of property investment companies and commercial landlords. Alastair’s career experience includes acting in the…Details
The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme has protected more than 11 million jobs since its inception last March and with the news of the Chancellor’s recent extension, will continue to do so until October this year. But is this enough? Many businesses are facing the stark realisation that in order to neutralise or indeed marginally lessen…Details
Back in July 2020, Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced a temporary Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday in England and Northern Ireland to boost the property market after it was hit by a national lockdown. The stamp duty was reduced to zero in cases where the purchase of a main home was £500,000 or under. A…Details
There is no doubt about it, COVID-19 and its subsequent variants are going nowhere in a hurry. Its treacherous path continues to disrupt businesses worldwide and employers are under increasing pressure to reduce their headcount. The redundancy process can be very complex, not to mention costly, so employers need to be aware of their respective…Details