Monthly Archives: March 2019

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors Appoint New Associate Director

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019

AWB Charlesworth Solicitors have appointed a new Associate Director, Janine Eaglesfield (formerly of Gordons and Shulmans LLP) Janine has over 25 years’ experience in property legal work, covering a wide range of commercial and residential work both locally and nationally. Her move to AWB Charlesworth Solicitors shows the continuous growth of the firm and the... Read More


Understanding Parental Responsibility

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

Rather than considering the “rights” of parents, Family Law talks of parental responsibility (PR).  PR gives you all the legal powers to make appropriate decisions in relation to the upbringing of your child. Generally if you are a parent with PR you should expect to be consulted by the other parent about major matters concerning... Read More


Free wills service to local Fire Officers

Monday, 11 Mar 2019

AWB Charlesworth solicitors limited have recently started working in conjunction with Skipton and Grassington Fire Service to offer a free wills service to local firemen and women.  Sarah Richardson, a wills and probate executive at the firm, came up with the idea after learning that many of the fire service did not have wills in... Read More


Leases of Flats- How long a term is long enough?

Monday, 11 Mar 2019

Purchasers of leasehold properties need to appreciate that a lease is a “wasting asset”.  Allowing the lease to become too short by not extending it at the right time can be detrimental to the leaseholder.  It can result in fewer institutional lenders being willing to lend of the property making it more difficult to sell... Read More