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Steven Dawson of MKB is inaugurated as President of the Sheffield & District Law Society

It was a real pleasure to be present at the inauguration of Mr Steven Dawson (Partner & Head of Wills, Probate & Future Planning Department at  MKB Solicitors) today at the Sheffield & District Law Society Headquarters in Campo Lane, Sheffield. MKB are very proud of Steven for his achievement and wish him every success in his 12 month presidency.

Private Client Team Welcome Rianne Wilcockson – Trainee Solicitor

MKB are pleased to welcome Rianne Wilcockson to our Private Client Team.  Rianne will be working closely with Steven Dawson and Matthew Gibson.  Over the course of her training contract, Rianne will also be undertaking seats in conveyancing, employment and litigation. Rianne has particular interest in writing and drafting Wills, estate accounts and writing and

Legal 500 Recognition for MKB’s Employment Team

  The Employment Team at MKB Solicitors LLP, based in Barnsley, has been recommended in the 2013 edition of Legal 500. The team is recognised for its Human Resources and Employment advice in the Barnsley, Sheffield and South Yorkshire area. Partner and Head of Employment at the firm, Simon Brian, reports that the recognition is

Make Sure your Will is Updated …. The Importance of a Will

A lot of people ask – what is the point of making a Will if it is going to be contested or disputed by disappointed beneficiaries who have not been left anything in the Will, or if the Executor appointed is someone that the deceased person was no longer in contact with, or they no

Beware Land Banking Schemes – Seek Legal Advice

What is Landbanking? “A landbanking scam involves the selling of plots of land which are usually worthless or very low in value, often using high pressure selling techniques, to members of the public as potentially high return investments. Victims are often led to believe that the land is likely to be developed for housing in