Announcements

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
30th April 2015

We are pleased to announce the launch of our networking group called “East Hants Young Professionals” (EHYP). The idea behind the group is to encourage young professionals to get together three or four times a year to network and make ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
1st April 2015

As usual, rates such as statutory maternity pay and statutory sick pay, together with compensation limits in the Tribunal, will be increased as from 6 April this year. We have updated our guide to the current rate and limits, which can ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
23rd March 2015

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Melissa Hackett. Andrea Dunn, Head of the Residential Property team, commented, “Melissa has a wealth of experience which she can use to benefit our clients, having trained and worked ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
12th February 2015

MacDonald Oates was pleased to hand over a cheque for £1405.95 to their charity of the year 2014, The Bereavement Counselling Charity. This was raised by the MacDonald Oates Charity Event Team (MOChET) with the support from the whole ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
22nd January 2015

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

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
1st December 2014

We are thrilled to announce the latest in a line of strategic appointments at Macdonald Oates, with the recruitment of Elizabeth Northcott to our litigation team. Commenting on the appointment, Partner and Head of Litigation, Patrick ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
20th November 2014

We are pleased to announce that Linda Wilson, Associate and Head of our Employment Department, is now an Accredited Workplace Mediator. Linda is now able to act as an accredited mediator to help solve workplace disputes before they ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
2nd October 2014

MacDonald Oates LLP corporate partner Kevin Smith led the commercial services team on the sale of GT 85 products to WD-40 Company Limited. GT 85 products sell globally to cycle, motor and industrial markets, from the business’s local ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
8th September 2014

Having studied at the University of Kent, where she obtained an LLB in Law, Cara Hughes went on to complete the Legal Practice Course at The College of Law in Guildford, achieving a distinction.   Cara has spent the last two years ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
14th August 2014

We are delighted to announce that as from 1st September Nick Ellin will become a Partner at MacDonald Oates. Whilst Nick will continue in his role of Practice Manager, he will also be involved in the strategic development of the firm ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
10th February 2014

We are pleased to announce that Hazel Manktelow, our Resolution trained family mediator, is now able to offer MIAMS.  Before any family application is issued in the court there is an expectation that the parties should have attended a ...

MacDonald Oates LLP Solicitors
23rd January 2014

There are a number of alternatives to using the Courts to decide family law matters – these include mediation and collaborative law, but these require the parties to actually agree everything. One exception is family law arbitration. ...