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When communicating with someone new, it is always a good idea to make sure you are using inclusive language. Terms such as they/them to avoid an incorrect assumption being made. Pronouns are not a suggestion; they are fundamental and vital to someone’s identity and should be respected.

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Melinda Giles - 1 min read
FAQs on buying a house
Conveyancing

With years of experience in the London and wider South East prime and super-prime property market acting in sales and purchases for clients and lenders from all over the world, Tom Cawcutt brings his City experience to the south Essex market and can help you overcome the challenges that high value transactions can present and help make them more the same and much less different.

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Tom Cawcutt - 1 min read
Where can i get help with my inheritance tax
Private Client

I think it is important to have that conversation; after all, if you love each other and want to set up home together and spend your life together, isn’t it important to know how each other would be looked after if disaster struck? Would you buy a property that you love without having a survey? Or insuring it? Best to know where you stand?

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Melinda Giles - 4 min read
Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) for Health & Welfare
Wills

On the sad event of someone’s death there is the potential silver lining of some financial benefit. However, could there be circumstances where an inheritance might place someone in a worse position?

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Pippa Bavington - 1 min read

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