News & Media

17th September

Finance Clarify from the outset what security any funder will be requiring to ensure there are no delays moving forward. Property Aspect Clarification as to whether you are taking over the existing…

17th August

The news is currently full of recession led topics but surprisingly the UK housing market isn’t suffering at the moment, in fact it seems to be thriving. According to Rightmove - this summer, more pro…

31st July

During Covid-19 Wills and signatures have been deeply affected due to law firms not being able to gain in person signatures through their usual operations. However, there has been some welcome news f…

17th April

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? Otherwise known as an LPA, a lasting power of attorney is a legal document that allows someone to appoint others to act on their behalf. These are commonly consid…

9th April

During the pandemic we have seen a big rise in demand for wills and because the legal requirements of the will are strict including: Signing it in front of two independent witnesses in person Havi…

6th April

A hot and necessary topic, (amongst others) created by the Coronavirus pandemic, the Government has acted quickly with the passing of s.82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 (“CA 2020”). This new legislatio…

30th March

As we react to the current changes, Mackenzie Jones Solicitors will now be operating with skeleton staff with the majority of staff working remotely from home. You can continue to contact us by telep…

20th March

We wanted to provide you with an update in light of the current uncertainty surrounding Coronavirus (Covid-19) We want to reassure you that Mackenzie Jones is still very much open for business.  We a…

21st October

The Government’s Help to Buy ISA programme is ending on 30 November 2019. It is recommended that prospective first-time buyers take urgent action to avoid missing out. If you save for a deposit, the…

9th October

Those who paid fees to the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) for a deputyship assessment or annual supervision between 1 April 2008 and 31 March 2015 could be eligible for a refund. Deputyship is w…

3rd October

The Nationwide house price index recorded a 0.2 percent fall in house prices for September. Compared with September last year, however, the average UK house price has risen by 0.2 percent to £215,352…

25th September

Solicitors often encounter clients who believe that they are familiar with an aspect of the Law, but they have in fact believed in a myth. These legal myths might arise from inaccurate reports in the…

23rd September

High Streets, including Chester, will benefit from a Government cash boost. A four-year project is planned to see the Chester Rows renovated and redecorated. It is hoped that the project will see emp…

16th September

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) is a legal document that enables a person (or persons) you trust to make important decisions on your behalf, should you be una…

21st August

The Land Registry have long held an ambition to achieve the registration of as much land and property across England and Wales as possible, so there will in effect be a comprehensive “jigsaw” whereby …

26th June

What is "overage" and how might it affect my land or property transaction? The term “overage” is often known in non-legal speak as “clawback”. In simple terms, it refers to an amount of money that m…

28th March

Help us to help Hope House & Tŷ Gobaith Mackenzie Jones Solicitors are proud to support Hope House Tŷ Gobaith as our charity of the year for 2019. Take advantage of our special will scheme a…

30th January

If you haven't made a Will yet, you're not alone.  Research shows that around 60% of UK adults have no Will. There are many reasons why this is the case - you might put it off for another day, think …

18th December

Mackenzie Jones have offices in England and Wales, but did you know that we also have bilingual lawyers ready and available to help? We are accordingly very pleased to learn that HM Courts and Tribun…

5th December

We are proud to have achieved the standards of practice and integrity required to be accredited by the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme. What is the Conveyancing Quality Scheme? The Law S…

28th November

Our Director and lifelong Wrexham supporter, Andrew Foley Jones, has been instrumental in dealings between Wrexham AFC and the local authority in securing the use of Nine Acre as a new club training g…

28th November

Resolution, a leading family law organisation, has warned that co-habiting couples could be unaware of their rights if their relationship were to break down. As the number of unmarried couples living…

24th November

What you need to know The Chancellor presented his Budget to Parliament on Wednesday and the big news was stamp duty land tax, but what is it all about? Let’s start with the basics: Stamp duty …

16th March

We have put together a brief guide on the questions we get asked on a regular basis on the topic of conveyancing. If you have any further questions - we are always on hand to assist. When to instruct…