Trainee Blog

MEES: New energy efficiency requirements for commercial property
20 April, 2018

This week the trainee solicitor blog team caught up Tom Bushell, who has recently completed a seat in Corporate Real Estate. Tom has written about the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards 2015, which come into force this month. Overview The MEES (Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards) 2015 may apply to any privately rented commercial property. The regulations are designed […]

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My first day at work… all over again
11 April, 2018

In this week’s trainee solicitor blog we caught up with Emily Revel, a first year trainee in the corporate real estate team. Emily describes her experience of moving teams, having just completed the first seat of her training contract. Starting out Just over six months ago I started my training contract at Cripps. I distinctly remember walking […]

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Why ask a solicitor to draft my Will if a Will writing company is cheaper?
4 April, 2018

This week the Cripps trainee solicitor blog caught up with Anne Lewis, partner in the private client team.  Anne acts as trusted adviser to help people to make strategic decisions about Wills, Trusts, minimising tax, succession planning for businesses and dealing with mental capacity issues. In this article, Anne looks at the services of Will […]

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Social media replaces cold calling as fraudsters target a younger audience
26 March, 2018

Frequent headlines highlight the perils of fraud, from misleading pension advice to identity theft. Reports are often focused on scams impacting the older generation, however, studies indicate social media is providing a platform for fraudsters to connect with a younger market; unsolicited marketing via social media is the ‘cold calling’ of the digital age.    […]

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