Yearly Archives: 2017

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and Natwest – Christmas Networking Success

Friday, 15 Dec 2017

Aire Valley Networking Group ‘Women@Work’ celebrate their Christmas Charity Event at Saltaire Canteen. Over twenty business women from sixteen different businesses met for the final Women@Work networking event of 2017 last Thursday, Saltaire Canteen – an initiative whose vision is to reduce food poverty in and around Shipley – provided the unique and unusual venue... Read More

Putting Children First

Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017

Divorce or separation is never easy, particularly where children are involved. For separating parents, sorting out the arrangements for their children can be emotionally charged, sometimes making it difficult for them to put their children’s interests first. Children often have feelings of bewilderment, anxiety, sadness and anger. Some feel a sense of responsibility and that... Read More

Divorce – 5 frequently asked questions…

Thursday, 28 Sep 2017

Am I entitled to a divorce? The one and only ground for divorce is that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. In order to prove this, you will need to provide the Court with evidence of one of following factors; adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion, 2 years’ separation with consent or 5 years’ separation. Will the... Read More

Award winning AWB Charlesworth employee Charlotte Gooch begins her Solicitor training contract after receiving a distinction in her Master’s Degree.

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017

Charlotte Gooch, Trainee Solicitor, AWB Charlesworth Solicitors. Charlotte Gooch, who has been with AWB Charlesworth since August 2014 and  was also winner of Apprentice/ Trainee of the year at the Keighley Business Awards 2017, has received an overall Distinction in her LPC and Master’s Degree at the University of Leeds. Charlotte is beginning her solicitor... Read More

My spouse refuses to sell our home

Monday, 25 Sep 2017

As family lawyers, we are often confronted with the situation where a Client’s spouse is being obstructive and refusing to put their property on the market for sale.  The family home is often the main asset and a sale is necessary to release capital to enable both parties to re-house themselves. Delay in liquidating the... Read More

On The Right Track- AWB Charlesworth’s award winning trainee Charlotte Gooch talks about her route into the Legal profession.

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

  Why did you choose law? I studied at Parkside, choosing academic A Levels which would allow me to pick from a variety of courses at university because I wasn’t sure what career path I wanted to take. It wasn’t until studying American civil rights in History and reading ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’ that I... Read More

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and Natwest hold sparkling networking event at newly refurbished Iain Henderson Jewellery studio in Bingley

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017

Iain Henderson – Iain Henderson Jewellery, Liz Smith- NatWest, Felicity Green- AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and Nicky Chadwick – Iain Henderson Jewellery. The well-established Women@Work networking event co-organised by AWB Charlesworth Solicitors and Natwest welcomed businesswomen from across the Aire Valley to the beautiful and unusual setting of a local jewellery studio. Guests enjoyed a glass... Read More

Another new Bingley recruit for AWB Charlesworth Solicitors- Kate Thornton joins the growing team as Private Client specialist.

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017

Kate Thornton this last week joins the growing Bingley office at AWB Charlesworth Solicitors as Private Client Solicitor- taking the wills, trust and probate department to eight lawyers across the four sites (Skipton, Keighley, Bradford and Bingley).  Kate has over ten years of experience at city firms, specializing in wills, trusts, lasting powers of attorney, estate... Read More

NatWest Buy to Let Event

Wednesday, 30 Aug 2017

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors are providing their legal expertise alongside local accountants and mortgage advisors at the latest NatWest Buy to Let event, which will benefit professional Landlords & Private investors alike, or indeed people who are considering a buy-to-let as an investment or income opportunity for the 1st time. The event will take place on... Read More

Inheritance Tax – The Basics

Monday, 21 Aug 2017

When someone dies, it might be necessary for their estate to pay inheritance tax. Assessing whether or not tax is due can be very complicated, this article sets out the basic rules about when inheritance tax is due. The inheritance tax threshold currently is £325,000 per person. If the total value of someone’s estate, combined... Read More