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Power of Attorney & protecting the rights of people with dementia

Dementia Action Week runs 17th - 23rd May 2021 and is a national event that sees the public coming together to take action to improve the lives of people affected by dementia. When a person receives a dementia diagnosis, this doesn’t automatically...

Why do you need a cohabitation agreement?

If you live with your partner, or considering moving in together, you may have thought about a cohabitation agreement. But do you actually need one? There is, of course, no legal requirement to have a cohabitation agreement to live with a partner, but it can...

Christmas, coronavirus and separation: what are the rules around taking children away from home?

For many parents, the issue of spending time with children at Christmas can be tense. Both parents want to spend Christmas day with their loved ones and their children, but this becomes complicated when they do not live in the same town or city or if they...

Locking up the legalities when planning ahead in the virus crisis

NHS workers fighting Covid-19 on the front line, together with the elderly and vulnerable, lie behind a huge spike in demand for will writing over recent weeks, according to the professional body for solicitors.  The Law Society says many firms have...

A toolkit for family breakdown in the lockdown

The coronavirus crisis is redefining lifestyles and the boundaries of our interactions; a situation that can challenge even the strongest bonds.  For couples who are struggling in their relationship, or trying to manage co-parenting, anxiety levels are...

New Era for long established local firm

Symes Bains Broomer solicitors in Scunthorpe Goole and Howden have obtained authorisation from the Solicitors Regulation Authority to be licensed as an Alternative Business Structure from 1st October 2018. This means the practice may adopt the new flexible...

Laurence Kirkby retires from practice

The firm wishes to announce that after 26 years Laurence Kirkby retires from the firm. He was a partner for many years and in later years practised as a Consultant. He is thanked by everyone connected with the firm for his dedication and hard work at...

Kiera Rogers commences her Training Contract with SBB

We are pleased to announce that Kiera Rogers has today commenced her new role in the firm as a Trainee Solicitor. She will commence her first seat in our Wills & Probate department. ...

Anna O'Mara joins SBB

Symes Bains Broomer are pleased to announce that Anna O'Mara Solicitor has joined us and will be based at our Howden office. Please see Anna's profile . ...

Robin Sumpter OBE

It is with great sadness that Mr Robin Sumpter OBE has sadly passed away. Mr Sumpter was a senior partner at this firm and retired from practice in 2007. All the partners and staff wish to convey their condolences to his family. Please see the following...

Helen Barton joins SBB

The partners are very pleased to announce that Helen Barton has joined the firm. She joins a very busy team and will specialise in agricultural property and commercial matters. Helen is a member of the Agricultural Law Association and brings a...

Rodger Price welcomes Jo Harriman as partner

Rodger Price welcomes Jo Harriman as a newly appointed Partner at Symes Bains Broomer Solicitors. Jo who has been with the Firm for the last two years works in the Matrimonial Department specialising in financial matters and Children Act proceedings. ...

Partnership

The Partners are delighted to announce that Jo Harriman, solicitor in our Family Department at Scunthorpe, will become a Partner in the firm from the 1 st August 2016. Jo’s promotion to Partner reflects the high performance that she has...

Buying or Selling a house - Conveyancing Promotion

Throughout the months of June and July the firm are pleased to offer 10% discount on new instructions received on conveyancing matters no matter when the completion takes place. Simply instruct us in your purchase or sale during June...

New Vacancies on our website

We are having a recruitment drive. Have a look at our website for all the latest vacancies. Please check back regularly for updates to our new or existing positions...

Solicitor Commercial/Agriculture Property

Solicitor Commercial Property / Agricultural Property   We are seeking a full time Solicitor or Legal Executive for our head office in Scunthorpe, although any preference to work from our branch offices in Goole and Howden would be...

Make a Will with Will Aid this November

Symes Bains Broomer is pleased to announce that we will be taking part in Will Aid this November. We will waive our fee for drawing up a basic Will and instead invite our clients to donate to the Will Aid group of charities. The suggested minimum donation...

Job Vacancies

Commercial Property Solicitor - Scunthorpe office Probate/Wills/Commercial & Residential Property - Howden office Symes Bains Broomer Solicitors – Scunthorpe DN15 6JH We are seeking two full time Solicitors at our main office in Scunthorpe and...

Time to get your affairs in order

  Symes Bains Broomer are offering a free legal and financial seminar covering the important topics of wills, issues of capacity , tax planning and care fees.   The seminar is presented by Laura Duncan, solicitor at Symes Bains Broomer...

Partners working hard in preparation for seminars

A couple of our Partners are working hard in preparation for a busy time in the coming months in giving seminars and guest addresses to different organisations locally.  The Head of our Wills and Probate Department, Laura Duncan, is already experienced...