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Property fraud – are you protected?

Millions of pounds are lost each year to Property fraud in the UK, which unfortunately is a serious ongoing issue with fraudsters continuing to target property owners regardless of whether owners are individuals or companies, and leaving you to deal with the consequences. The most common types of frauds are typically where criminals steal a... Read More

AMD organised a Spooktacular cake sale for our charity of the year, The Julian Trust.  

The Julian Trust supports the homeless in Bristol and provides an emergency night shelter in St Pauls.  The Night Shelter is open five nights every week throughout the year. On most nights it is used by between 80 to 100 guests who are served dinner between 9.30pm and 10.30pm.  Other services available include a regular weekly... Read More

Save the date – Henleaze Christmas Festival returns on Wednesday 4 December 2019

Henleaze Christmas Festival returns this year on Wednesday 4 December 2019 and we will be taking part in the festivities. Join us for games, mulled wine and mince pies! www.henleazechristmasfestival.co.uk Read More

AMD Solicitors has been shortlisted as a finalist for ‘Team of the Year’ in Bristol Law Society’s annual awards!

Bristol Law Society (BLS) has a membership of 4500 and is the oldest local law society in the country (founded in 1770). BLS has confirmed AMD Solicitors Property Team as a finalist (1 of 3 firms) for ‘Team of the Year 2019’.  AMD Solicitors Director, Grant McCall said:  “We are thrilled to have been shortlisted... Read More

HOW TO KEEP A DIVORCE AMICABLE

Although this will undoubtedly be one of the most stressful times of your life, there are ways to ensure the divorce process is as quick and cordial as possible. Here we consider the best ways to keep a divorce ‘amicable’ – and get the best outcome for you and your family. What is an ‘amicable... Read More

AMD Solicitors launch their new website

After months of hard work we are delighted to announce the launch of our new website!   Clients can easily learn about our full range of private client and business services in just a few clicks. Our new website also makes it easier to contact us – we have added new features so you can ‘Request a... Read More

AMD Solicitors appoints new Trainee Solicitor

Bristol Law firm AMD Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of Michaela Hounslow as a Trainee Solicitor. Michaela graduated in Law with a first before beginning her legal career as a Litigation paralegal. She now joins AMD following the completion of her LPC where she was awarded a distinction. Michaela will gain specialist experience... Read More

More to administering an estate than obtaining the Grant of Probate

Brenda Smyth of AMD Solicitors considers the tax implications when dealing with the administration of an estate. When applying for a Grant of Probate, the Personal Representatives of an estate must complete and submit an Inheritance Tax form giving details of all assets and liabilities of an estate. This may need to include details of... Read More

CYBER SECURITY ALERT

Cyber crime is on the rise and there is a specific threat from criminals gaining access to email accounts containing bank details. If you receive an e-mail or telephone call, which appears to come from this firm, containing bank details then you should check the validity of these by telephone or in person before transferring... Read More

Newly Qualified Solicitor Anna Sivulla Joins AMD’s Company & Commercial Team

AMD is pleased to welcome newly qualified Solicitor Anna Sivula to the growing Company & Commercial team. Anna was admitted as a Solicitor in August 2018 having completed her training contract with the firm. Anna will be based at the firm’s Whiteladies Road office. Anna joined AMD in September 2015 as a commercial paralegal while... Read More

Looking After Beneficiaries with a Disability

Recently I was consulted by parents who had a son on the Autistic Spectrum.  They did not have a large estate but were aware that should they leave a proportion to him absolutely he would not be able to cope and he would be vulnerable to people taking financial advantage of him. There was also... Read More

Family Court Or Mediation: Your Options Explained

When a relationship breaks down, it can be a difficult time for the whole family. The parties involved may not know where to turn and the confusion can cause a lot of stress. Whilst it is sometimes necessary to take matters to court, the parties may be able to resolve relationship issues through less formal... Read More
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