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Brownsea Open Air Theatre 2015Brownsea Open Air Theatre (BOAT) will raise the curtain on its Coles Miller supported production of The Tempest on Wednesday July 22.

Shakespeare’s epic story of life, art, revenge and forgiveness comes to Brownsea Island for an eight-night run which ends on Friday August 7.

Broadstone family law solicitor and mediator Richard Perrins of Coles MillerPlanned new cohabitation rights legislation faces an uncertain passage through Parliament so unmarried couples should act now to safeguard their future, advise solicitors at Coles Miller.

Unmarried couples are strongly recommended to consider a cohabitation agreement and a declaration of trust to protect their finances and property. They should also have wills drawn up.

Coles Miller Logo 2015Business leaders will be gathering at a memorial service to pay their respects to Coles Miller Solicitors founder Howard Cole who died on June 12.

Mr Cole died at his home just 24 hours before what would have been his 73rd wedding anniversary and eight weeks before what would have been his 100th birthday.

Poster WinnerTen-year-old schoolgirl Jessica McKai-Coyle will be helping to keep kids across Dorset safe after winning the Coles Miller Soccer Safety School poster contest.

Jessica beat entries from across the county to be named winner by AFC Bournemouth midfielder Dan Gosling.

Kerry Houston-Kypta - Partner and Head of Commercial PropertyLydia Barnett - Solicitor, Coles Miller

Matthew Lewis - Solicitor, Coles MillerColes Miller has made two of its leading solicitors Partners and promoted two more to Associate level for their success in driving growth at the Dorset law firm.

The new Partners are commercial property solicitor Kerry Houston-Kypta and clinical negligence solicitor Lydia Barnett.

Adrian Cormack - Partner, Coles Miller

Serious injury solicitors Coles Miller will be supporting the charity Headway’s Action For Brain Injury Week (May 18-24 2015).

Lawyers and other staff at the firm will be backing  Hats 4 Headway Day on Friday May 22 - fundraisers will be wearing zany headgear in return for donations.

Andrew Howard - Senior Partner, Coles MillerDavid Parfitt - Consultant, Coles Miller





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Leading Dorset law firm Coles Miller is commemorating the end of an era and the launch of an exciting new one with the retirement of its Senior Partner and Director of Finance.

Senior Partner David Parfitt has retired after 36 years at Coles Miller - six of them at the helm of the firm which now employs 120 staff in Bournemouth, Poole, Broadstone, Christchurch and Wimborne.

Richard Perrins - Solicitor, Coles MillerDorset law firm Coles Miller has strengthened its family law team by recruiting solicitor and mediator Richard Perrins.

Poole-born Richard has six years of experience as a family law solicitor. He deals with a wide range of legal issues including divorce, finances and children arrangements.

Stuart Bradford, Power of Attorney SolicitorLeading law firm Coles Miller is supporting Dementia Awareness Week (May 17-23 2015) - its solicitors are providing specialist legal advice to local action groups.

Coles Miller Partner Stuart Bradford is a member of Southbourne Dementia Friendly Community.

Coles Miller Social Media SeminarDorset’s leading brands banded together to make the third annual Coles Miller Social Media Seminar the biggest and best yet.

More than 120 Dorset business leaders converged on AFC Bournemouth for the Telling Your Social Story seminar -  the event was fully booked out weeks in advance.


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