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Myth-busting – What are your Legal Rights in a Long-Term Relationship?

Between 1970 and 2015, marriage was in sharp decline. This cultural shift, as more people choose to live together, means there is confusion over the rights of individuals in long-term relationships. With the number of divorce and cohabiting cases on par here at Rotheras, this post answers questions you may have, what you can do and how to navigate a highly emotional period in your life.

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11 Top Tips for Appearing at Court

To say that appearing at court can be a daunting experience is an understatement, especially if you’re attending for the first time or for a particularly serious offence.

Christina Yardley appointed CEO

Christina Yardley named as Rotheras new CEO

Rotheras is delighted to announce that Christina Yardley, previously Business Development partner at Rotheras, is the firm’s new Chief Executive Officer.

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Rotheras named one of the region’s top fundraising firms for Will Aid

Rotheras has been announced as one of the top fundraising firms in Nottinghamshire for Will Aid after raising £5,355 for last year’s campaign.

Paige Regardsoe

Balancing the roles of trainee solicitor, student and parent

Managing the workload of a trainee solicitor can be a struggle at times, but what if you’re a student and parent as well? Paige Regardsoe, Trainee Solicitor at Rotheras gives her thoughts on what it’s like to balance the roles of trainee, soon–to-be graduate and mum.

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Jason Waghorne announced as new President of Nottinghamshire Law Society

Rotheras Associate, Jason Waghorne, is the new President of the Nottinghamshire Law Society for 2019-2020, the Society announced at its recent AGM.

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Enforceability of Judgments post-Brexit

Government guidance published on 13 Sept 2018 ‘Handling civil legal cases that involve EU countries if there’s no Brexit deal’ has suggested the system will revert to the existing domestic common law and statutory rules. But, as Trainee Solicitor Paige Regardsoe examines below, how does the ‘B’ word affect the bigger picture of enforcing judgments?

Trainees Joanne Derbyshire, Joshua Morley and Jasmine Jackson

Rotheras welcomes three new trainee solicitors to the firm

We are delighted to announce the appointment of three trainee solicitors who are commencing their training contracts with us this autumn.

Christina Peck

Paralegal to Trainee Solicitor – The right route for everyone?

Applying for a training contract with a firm can be a challenging and worrying time, with many applicants finding themselves competing against numerous candidates for only a handful of positions.
Working as a paralegal before applying for trainee solicitor roles can not only assist you in building up your legal experience but can ultimately help you on your way to securing a training contract by making you stand out from the crowd. Christina Peck, a Trainee Solicitor at Rotheras explains why she chose to become a paralegal first before applying for her training contract.

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Firm collaborates with Age UK Notts on campaign launch event highlighting loneliness amongst the elderly

June might have been something of a washout, but that didn’t stop over a hundred people turning out despite the downpour to join us in celebrating the launch of Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire’s new campaign in collaboration with Rothera Sharp, aimed at tackling loneliness and isolation among older and vulnerable people in the county.

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Trio of promotions announced at Rotheras

We are pleased to announce that three members of our staff have been promoted across our Nottingham offices.

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