Our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updated 03 April 2020 The health of Horwood & James employees, clients and the wider community is our primary concern. We are closely monitoring the development of the virus and following Government guidance for business. The Partners and staff of Horwood & James are now partly based at our 7 Temple Square office…

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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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Family Solicitor Vacancy

Family Solicitor Vacancy An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Family Solicitor to join our well-established and personable Family department in Aylesbury. The successful candidate will ideally be between NQ to 5 years PQE and will be confident running a caseload of matters including pre-nuptial advice, cohabitation, divorce/separation, financial settlement including Schedule 1 Children Act…

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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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Financial Considerations On Divorce

Some of the biggest decisions facing divorcing couples focus around their matrimonial finances and how assets are going to be distributed between them when they are no longer together. Many couples are able to reach an agreement through mediation or negotiations but others require the assistance of the court, and have to make a financial…

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