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Is a call or text really worth it?

Posted on April 3rd 2019

A substantial body of research shows that using a hand-held or hands-free mobile phone whilst driving is a significant distraction and substantially increases the risk of the driver crashing. In the United States, where data is readily available, it has been reported that almost 25%...

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An AmaSing Second Year

Posted on March 20th 2019

For the past two years we have proudly sponsored AmaSing, a community interest company in Chester. We became involved with company thanks to the head of our commercial law department, Tim Polding who is an advisor to the company. AmaSing works with schools, colleges, universities...

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AmaSing 2019

Posted on March 4th 2019

AmaSing’s second series of concerts is about to take place at the Storyhouse – Chester’s new theatre and arts centre. The concerts will bring together many wonderful community groups, schools, and artists to celebrate Chester’s talent. The event runs next week – from Monday 11th...

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Meet the Team: Matthew Canfield

Posted on February 26th 2019

‘Meet the team’ is our new series of articles which we hope will help you learn more about our team – the people who make Oliver & Co. This week we are speaking to Matthew, a commercial solicitor at Oliver & Co. We asked him...

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Over £2,000 raised for Macmillan Cancer Support at our sold-out charity gig!

Posted on February 6th 2019

Read on to learn more about the gig and why we continue to support Macmillan Cancer Support. The gig The gig was a brilliant way to kick off a brand new year of fundraising. James Cameron, asbestos disease solicitor and Associate Director at Oliver &...

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Meet the Team: David Owen

Posted on January 24th 2019

In our new series of articles, we want to help you get to know more about our team – the people that make Oliver & Co. This week we are speaking to David, one of Oliver & Co’s Directors and solicitors, to ask him a...

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80 Years Left: Should you extend your lease in 2019?

Posted on January 21st 2019

Leasehold properties have a certain length, at the end of which the property will revert to the freeholder. This can be avoided by extending your lease. Properties with shorter leases are less valuable than ones with long leases, especially if the lease is below 80...

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Divorce: The impact of the new digital application system

Posted on January 18th 2019

However, Christmas 2018 was a little bit different for some. This year, 13 people applied online to divorce their partners instead of tucking into their roast turkey. It would appear that the ease and availability of the new digital divorce application system has potentially encouraged...

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2018 Round-up: Our charity work this year

Posted on December 20th 2018

This year, we’re particularly proud of the progress we’ve made in terms of CSR. From January we became more committed to supporting charitable causes and making Oliver & Co more environmentally sustainable. In February we officially set up our CSR team, consisting of staff members...

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Tickets now on sale! | Charity Gig in Aid of Macmillan

Posted on December 17th 2018

That’s why, with the help of indie band Eskimo Spies, we’re throwing a charity gig in February! Read on to learn more about the gig and how you can get your hands on a limited number of tickets. Why are we fundraising for Macmillan? Our...

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