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WILL you marry me? - Here's why you should review your Will after marriage

As it's officially wedding season, we wanted to remind you of the importance of reviewing your Will after marriage. Life can be unpredictable with many changes that can occur — marriage is one of them!

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Why you should have a Lasting Powers of Attorney - #DementiaAwarenessWeek

This week is Dementia Awareness Week. A time to encourage action and improvement to those who are dealing with Dementia in their everyday lives. Lasting powers of attorney can be invaluable when it comes to dealing with a loved one at a very sensitive and difficult time.

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7 Ways To Improve Your Mental Health With The Charity Mid And North East Essex Mind

For Mental Health Awareness Week, we have collaborated with the charity Mid and North East Essex Mind to provide you with 7 tips to help improve your mental health!

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What do you need to know about the changes to Employment Law?

April 2018 marks a great deal of changes happening within the UK Law which directly affect Employment, we've summed up how these changes could potentially affect you, and exactly what you need to know.

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Happy International Women's Day! #IWD18

To celebrate International Women's Day, John Fowlers are taking a look back at monumental moments for women in UK Law.

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How can a solicitor help me move home?

Are you hoping to move home this year? If so, you'll need to think about instructing a conveyancer to help handle the legal work for your property.

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Shared Parental Leave – The discussion we should be having

This week the government have announced that they’re beginning a new campaign encouraging parents to take-up shared parental leave.

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We're proud specialists in Mental Health Law - Time To Talk 2018

Yesterday, 1st February 2018, marks #TimeToTalk day an appeal to end the stigma attached to mental health. John Fowlers are proud specialists in Mental Health Law.

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How can mediation benefit me? #FamilyMediationWeek

To celebrate Family Mediation Week, we’re promoting the benefits of mediation, particularly the benefits of choosing mediation over more traditional processes.

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Happy 60th Birthday to our Senior Partner Kim Kennedy

Last week at John Fowlers Solicitors, we celebrated the sixtieth birthday of our Senior Partner Kim Kennedy.

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John Fowlers solicitors proudly supports St Helena’s Hospice on Christmas Jumper Day.

This year on National Christmas Jumper Day – Friday 15th December – John Fowlers Solicitors will be raising money for local charity St. Helena’s Hospice.

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Anti-Bullying Week: Keeping Your Children Safe Online

Ever since the rise of the internet, online forums and social media websites have unfortunately provided platforms for online bullying and abuse. We’ve put together a few tips, with the help of Internet Matters and NSPCC, to help ensure your children remain safe online:

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How can mediation help you?

You could be forgiven for thinking of Mediation as a bit of a buzzword, as it is often thrown around in the discussion of family law. However, Mediation can be a key stage in resolving conflict without the need for court proceedings.

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National Adoption Week

With over 4000 children waiting to be adopted within the UK, National Adoption week, from 16th- 22nd October, calls out for people to support adoption.

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Types of Homebuyer Survey

Our experienced conveyancing solicitors in Colchester explore the types of homebuyer survey so you can complete your purchase with peace of mind.

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Writing Your Will – Dying Matters Week

Writing your Will can be a daunting prospect and most of our clients come to us unsure of the exact process and how best to prepare for their appointment.

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Your Quick Guide to Conveyancing

John Fowlers Solicitors' expert Conveyancing Solicitors in Colchester explain what conveyancing is, different types of conveyancing, and conveyancing fees.

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What should I know about the Help To Buy scheme?

he Help to Buy Scheme has been in place since April 2013. With a Help to Buy: Equity Loan, the Government lends you up to 20% of the cost of your newly built home, so you’ll only need a 5% cash deposit and a 75% mortgage to make up the rest.

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Why Might I Need a Lasting Power of Attorney? – Dementia Awareness Week

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is an important service we offer to clients who are unable to make decisions for themselves.

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The Importance of Your Childs Well-being – International Day of Families

As we discussed earlier this month in our Family Safety Week blog, every child deserves the best start in life not only relating to safety but also ensuring equal access to education and every child’s overall well-being.

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Kim Kennedy & Christopher Andrews become Chairman & Secretary of The Colchester Association for the Protection of Property

We are delighted to announce that on 8th February 2017, Kim Kennedy was elected as Chairman and Christopher Andrews, Secretary of The Colchester Association for the Protection of Property, otherwise known as The Thieves.

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Family Safety Week

Family Safety Week, May 2-5, 2017 this year focuses on protecting some of the most vulnerable members of our community — babies, toddlers, and children under five.

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What is conveyancing?

A question we’ve been asked time and time again – what is conveyancing? How will a solicitor help me buy a house?

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Family Mediation Week

We at John Fowlers Solicitors encourage mediation in relation to all family related disputes, including matrimonial separation and divorce as well as children matters and cohabitation breakdown and associated property issues.

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Porter To The Rescue

Once again our team from the firm comprising of Michael Kennedy, Adam Digby, Peter Herriott and Christopher Meadows were in attendance to continue our support of the Us.

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Macmillan Coffee Morning 2016

On Friday the 30th of September we at John Fowlers

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Employment Seminar Reminder

Employment seminar reminder for September 23rd at 2pm

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Filomena Sterkaj Qualifies as a Solicitor

Filomena Sterkaj joined John Fowlers in February 2015 after completing her Law degree

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Macauley Bonne – Colchester United Football Club

Macauley Bonne joined Colchester United Football Club in 2013