Announcements

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
30th June 2016

As a growing firm, we are looking for people to join us in different departments. We feel it is key for us to attract the right calibre of staff so we are able to provide our clients with the high standards of service they deserve. We ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
27th June 2016

Our charity of the year is the Sussex Snowdrop Trust, which is a local charity which provides care at home for children with life-threatening or terminal illnesses and support for their families. Kate Shires, in our Wills, Probate and ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
1st June 2016

At MacDonald Oates we are passionate about our high standards of client service and therefore it is incredibly rewarding when we receive such positive feedback as reflected in our testimonials. We collect all the feedback we receive ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
9th May 2016

We are pleased to report that Tim Melville-Walker, the head of our family department, has become one of the first lawyers in the country to qualify as an arbitrator for children matters. Tim has been a family law arbitrator for some ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
21st April 2016

MacDonald Oates’ Corporate Partner Kevin Smith led the Commercial Services team on the purchase of Erne Travel for client Norad Travel Limited. The Commercial Services team included Linda Wilson, Employment Associate, who advised on ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
20th April 2016

Finding the right family lawyer is a very important part of dealing with any family problem. By definition, separation, divorce, children and domestic abuse are very sensitive issues and it is vital that you feel comfortable with and ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
24th March 2016

We are sadly saying goodbye to Julia Smith, who is leaving us to enjoy her well deserved retirement in the West Country. Julia has been at the firm for over 42 years as a secretary having worked in many different teams during her time ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
21st March 2016

The Family Department are pleased to welcome Kelly Stillman, an experienced legal secretary who has just joined our support team at Petersfield. This means our family team now consists of three specialist lawyers and three experienced ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
14th March 2016

This time of year is all about change and it is also the time that employers need to watch out for any changes to payments such as statutory sick pay and maternity pay. Although this year there is little change to such payments, ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
7th March 2016

We are delighted to be raising money this year for the Sussex Snowdrop Trust. This local charity provides care at home for children with life -threatening or terminal illnesses and support for their families. We have already held a ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
21st January 2016

We value the quality of the service that we offer our clients above all else.   For that reason we ask our clients to describe their experience of using MacDonald Oates, in order that we can understand whether we are meeting our ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
13th January 2016

A New Year often motivates us to change the way we look. It may be a new diet, more exercise or a new hair cut. However, when Becca Ashton, a member of our Family team, had her hair cut, her motivation was something a bit different. As ...