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Nov 11 2014

Leading Swansea solicitor backs the BBC in raising awareness on the risks that come with failing to write a Will

Janelle Carter-Jones

Established law firm Peter Lynn & Partners has echoed the findings of a recent BBC campaign to get individuals to take making a Will seriously.

According to the BBC and the latest figures from the Law Society, the majority of people aged under 55 are yet to write a Will. The BBC also found that using templates to write a Will also comes with a number of risks, with Peter Lynn & Partners recommending a professionally drafted document over the ‘do-it-yourself’ option.

“A Will is the only way that you can keep control of your estate and financial affairs after your death. Making sure your estate is received by the loved ones or organisations that you wish is high on everyone’s list of priorities, however, leaving these important decisions to the discretion of the law has no such guarantees,” said Janelle Carter-Jones, Solicitor at the Swansea-based legal firm.

Throughout November, the BBC…

Nov 6 2014

Leading Swansea solicitor urges businesses to think twice after employment tribunal win

Senior Partner Peter Lynn

Established law firm Peter Lynn & Partners has reiterated the importance of following correct legal procedures when dismissing employees.

The Swansea-based legal practice recently celebrated successfully pleading a case of unfair dismissal that was heard by the Employment Tribunal in Cardiff.

The Tribunal found that the Respondent had failed to follow any kind of fair procedure, and is likely to award a five figure sum in damages to the Claimant.

“The case hinged massively on procedural unfairness. The Respondent failed to adopt any form of procedure before coming to the decision to dismiss the Claimant, and it continued in the same vein…

Oct 20 2014

Leading Swansea solicitor signs a brand new sponsorship deal with Ospreys

Del Cudd - PL&P, Dan Biggar – Ospreys, Stuart Atherton PL&P, Stephanie Kift-Harries – PL&P

Established law firm Peter Lynn & Partners has confirmed that they will sponsor Ospreys for the forthcoming season.

The Swansea-based legal practice has pledged a five-figure sum to the region. In addition to funding the Ospreys in their endeavours during the 2014-2015 season, the firm will also be running a series of advertising campaigns throughout the stadium.

“Myself and the rest of the Peter Lynn & Partners team are delighted to show our support for such an iconic team for another year. We look forward to supporting the team in their upcoming fixtures,” said Partner Peter Lynn.

The Ospreys have been at…

Oct 14 2014

Businesses Beware! Consumer Protection Rights Increased

The Consumer Protection Regulations 2014 came into force on the 1st October 2014. This gives consumers the statutory right to unwind sales contracts, claim refunds, compensation and discounts when they have been the victim of some form of aggressive and misleading sales practice.

As of the 1st October, consumers have up to 90 days to make a claim. If the product or service has not been used, a full refund may be claimed or if the items have been partly or fully used a discount will be due. Depending on the severity of the practices such a discount could be…

Oct 6 2014

Top flight South Wales solicitors firm teams up with Swansea City

Peter Lynn with Swansea City captain Ashley Williams

Picture: : Peter Lynn with Swansea City captain Ashley Williams

Leading South Wales legal firm Peter Lynn & Partners have announced a significant five-figure sponsorship deal with Swansea City for the 2014-2015 season.

PL&P have long been supporters of sport in south Wales and are keen to help the Swans in their bid to continue to be a Premier League club.

The deal with Swansea City involves sponsorship of the Gower Suite Lounge at the Liberty Stadium.

“It is a privilege again to be able to help Swansea City as they continue to make their mark in the Premier League,” said…

Sep 25 2014

Leading legal firm and TREAT team up to bring wheelchair tournament to Swansea

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Peter Lynn & Partners has collaborated with charity TREAT to launch a four nation wheelchair tournament.

The TREAT Trust Cup follows the success of Prince Harry’s Invictus Games, a four-day event which saw wounded servicemen and women overcome their injuries to take part in an international tournament in London. The TREAT Trust Cup will also celebrate 25 years of South Wales Pirates Wheelchair Rugby.

The free event is due to take place on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September at The LC Swansea.

“We are delighted to support the TREAT Trust Cup, which we see teams from Wales, England, Scotland and Ireland…