Challenging times: what happens when family is cut out of the will

High profile inheritance disputes follow celebrities and the super-rich as surely as night follows day, but such challenges to wills (and intestacies) are becoming increasingly common, whatever the values involved.Some of the...

Five top tips to make sure your planning application is accepted

If you’re attempting to get planning permission to develop your property, you need to ensure that you understand exactly what is expected of you, and what requirements you need to meet in order for your application to be acce...

Ashtons appoints three new partners

Ashtons Legal has appointed Colin Makin, Amy Richardson and Tom Bailey as partners in the firm. The firm now has 34 partners and 320 staff across East Anglia.Colin Makin joined the firm in 2015 and has been promoted to partne...

Certificates of Lawful Use and Development: A Guide to Making and Determining Applications

Ashtons Legal are pleased to be promoting a book which has been written by Planning and Development Consultant Bob McGeady along with renowned Barrister Meyric Lewis.The book, entitled ‘Certificates of Lawful Use and Developm...