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Rebecca Minns, Private Client Executive, joins Bates Wells & Braithwaite

April 20, 2024

We have recently welcomed Rebecca Minns to the firm as a Private Client Executive. Rebecca joins the team with significant Tax and Trust expertise as...

Experienced practitioner Karen Healy boosts the Residential Property team at Bates Wells & Braithwaite, Ipswich

April 11, 2024

We have recently welcomed Karen Healy to the Residential Property team as a Senior Conveyancer. Karen has been working in residential conveyancing since leaving school,...

Spring Budget money for Family Courts welcome – “every little bit helps” – but general consensus is that this is nowhere near enough to address the extent of the issues

March 12, 2024

Like most family lawyers, the team at Bates Wells & Braithwaite in Ipswich welcomed the Chancellor’s recognition in last week’s budget that the current...

Legal Surgery at Kesgrave Community Centre on 20th March and 15th May – no charge but appointment necessary

February 18, 2024

As part of our ongoing relationship with KWMCC, the team at Bates Wells & Braithwaite is happy to offer the Kesgrave community the opportunity...

Bates Wells & Braithwaite team don Christmas jumpers in aid of the Suffolk Cost Of Living Surviving Winter Appeal 2023

December 7, 2023

We are once again supporting our local Surviving Winter Appeal. Holding a  Christmas Jumper Day on Thursday,  donations from staff and the firm, are...

Zoe Southgate, Head of our Private Client team, promoted to Partner

November 22, 2023

We congratulate Zoe Southgate who has been promoted to Partner. Zoe, who joined the firm earlier this year to head up the private client...

Legal 500 and Chambers UK 2024 – Bates Wells & Braithwaite recognised as leading Ipswich firm for Family Law

October 19, 2023

There are two key guides to the legal profession which carry out annual research in the sector: the Legal 500 and Chambers UK. The...

Bates Wells & Braithwaite Ipswich is taking part in “Free Wills Month”

September 30, 2023

October 2023 is “Free Wills Month”. The initiative brings together a group of well-respected charities to offer members of the public aged 55 and...

Positive post-divorce parenting – what we can learn from the Trudeaus and of course the birds

August 16, 2023

Family Law Partner and Family Mediator Denise Head considers the future for the “birdnesting” approach to co-parenting and why it is something every parent...

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