Latest news for 2022

5th September

We are all used to making our own decisions; from what to eat, to where to invest our money. However, there may become a time in our lives when we are unable to make important decisions for ourselves …

5th September

Ethics and an entrepreneurial spirit have been the perfect blend for a talented coffee aficionado who will further expand his business later this year. Patrick White launched Jaunty Goat in Bridge…

15th August

Completion day is the day on which everyone is expected to pay the balance of the purchase monies and also to move and gain possession of the property they are buying.   As the transfer of the ba…

29th July

There is a very common misconception that separating spouses are automatically entitled to “half” of everything when it comes to financial proceedings in divorce. This concept is known as the Yards…

11th July

Why do we ask for Proof of funds when you buy or remortgage a property? As solicitors, we have an obligation to ensure that all money that passes into our bank account has been legitimately obtain…

29th June

Geoff Hughes Butchers is one of several stallholders that will transfer from Chester Market to the £72m Northgate site later this year, with the support of Mackenzie Jones Solicitors. A fixture in th…

15th June

If you are a Landlord of commercial premises and you want to assign (the legal term for “selling”) your Lease, you will need to consider certain factors before transferring the Lease to a third par…

17th May

Whilst Help to Buy ISAs closed new accounts on the 30 November 2019, if you already have a Help to Buy ISA you can keep saving into your account until November 2029, with a further 12 months to cla…

11th May

Parents concerned about birth injury complications can now contact a leading legal firm in North Wales. Following the maternity scandal at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Mackenzie Jones S…

8th April

Mackenzie Jones Solicitors has been a mainstay on St Asaph Business Park since 2000, rising from three to 24 employees and gaining prominence for delivering high quality personal and commercial legal …

30th March

No Fault Divorce- How does the new divorce law work?   The law in relation to divorce in England and Wales has been the same since 1973, and it has been widely criticised for unnecessarily stirring …

18th February

The Government has set out a new plan to protect leasehold property owners in high rise buildings against the extortionate costs of the cladding crisis. The Grenfell Tower was constructed in 1974, wi…

11th January

The total number of cohabiting couples has increased from around 1.5 million in 1996 to around 3.5 million in 2020. In 2020, 18% of couples that lived together were cohabiting rather than married or i…