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David Parfitt - Senior Partner, Coles MillerThirty six local business executives teed off at the Coles Miller Ryder Cup golf day to raise £2,200 for brain injury charity Headway Dorset.

Coles Miller Senior Partner David Parfitt’s Europe team triumphed 6-3 over the USA team led by Partner Neil Andrews.

Lee TaylorLawyers are being invited to a masterclass on the latest updates to the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 (TOLATA).

The course is being run by Coles Miller Solicitors and Magdalen Chambers. It will be a four-step seminar on the pitfalls of dealing with Trusts of Land claims. Attendees will receive 4.5 CPD points.

Lee Taylor

Business executives will be teeing off at the Coles Miller Ryder Cup golf day to help raise vital funds for brain injury charity Headway Dorset.

The charity - which this year celebrates its 21st anniversary - provides advice and support to people with brain injuries, their families and carers.

family law solicitor Emma Hamilton Cole

Coles Miller Partner Emma Hamilton Cole has just become the first solicitor at the firm to gain Help and Support for Separated Families (HSSF) accreditation.

HSSF solicitors specialise in resolving conflict among couples that are separating.

Lee Taylor

Shakespeare’s Henry IV comes to Poole’s Brownsea Island later this month with support from Dorset solicitors Coles Miller.

It’s the third year running that Coles Miller has sponsored Brownsea Open Air Theatre following productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Pericles last year and Love's Labour's Lost in 2012.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles Miller

Employers fearing a flood of flexible working requests following today’s changes to the rules should take expert legal advice, warn employment law solicitors Coles Miller.

From today the right to request flexible working has been extended to virtually all employees.

litigation solicitor Simon Steele-Williams

People making wills can no longer assume they will go unchallenged ­ they must take the proper steps in advance to defend them, warn litigation solicitors.

Contested wills are on the increase partly because of the rise in divorce, remarriage and cohabitation.

Neil Andrews - Partner, Coles MillerEmployment law solicitors are warning companies to review their HR policies and handbooks as the economic recovery gathers pace.

Employers who have gone without recruiting for a significant length of time may be caught out by new changes to employment law since they last took on staff.

commercial solicitor Mark HowellEntrepreneurs keen to capitalise on Britain’s burgeoning economic recovery are being warned to beware of trademark infringement before launching their new businesses.

Commercial solicitor Mark Howell of Coles Miller is urging companies to carry out proper trademark research before investing large sums in business start-ups.

litigation solicitor Simon Steele-Williams

Bournemouth & District Law Society’s new President Simon Steele-Williams is urging greater collaboration between lawyers for the benefit of their clients.

Mr Steele-Williams - ­ a litigation solicitor and Partner at Dorset-based Coles Miller - ­ is encouraging lawyers to work together more closely to help save clients’ time and money.


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