OUR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) STATEMENT

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updated April 2022 The health of Horwood & James employees, clients and the wider community is our primary concern. We wish to reassure clients that we continue to operate a full service. Our office remains open and is operating to our usual opening hours (9am-5pm). In light of the of the high number…

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Property Paralegal Vacancy

Property Paralegal Vacancy An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Property Paralegal to join our well-established firm in Aylesbury. The successful candidate will ideally possess previous experience working as a paralegal in a property department with experience in file opening, completion preparation and general administration. Strong organisational and communicational skills are essential coupled with the…

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Litigation Solicitor Vacancy

Litigation Solicitor Vacancy   We have an exciting opportunity for a solicitor to join the Horwood & James’ team reporting to the Head of Litigation. The ideal candidate will be 1-5 years PQE with a strong focus on litigation law. To succeed in this position, you will be hard working, enthusiastic, outgoing and a team…

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Japanese Knotweed and other INNS

Invasive non-native species (INNS) are plants and animals that are introduced accidently or deliberately into a natural environment where they are not normally found, with serious negative consequences for their new environment. This note summarises, very briefly, the practical and legal issues with a focus on a key problem species, Japanese knotweed (knotweed). This is…

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Our Response to Covid-19

As a firm we are constantly considering our responses to the Covid 19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, receiving advice account from PHE (Public Health England) and the Law Society, and considering what contingency measures we may need to put in place as the situation escalates. Here, we outline how Horwood & James will be working to minimise…

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First Time Buyers relief from SDLT

First Time Buyers relief from SDLT From 22 November 2017, first time buyers of residential property in England for £500,000 or less and where the purchaser intends to occupy the property as their only or main residence will be entitled to relief from Stamp Duty Land Tax (‘SDLT’). Those purchasing for £300,000 or less will…

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