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Top Luton Lawyer Siobhan Rooney Joins the Luton Irish Forum as a Trustee

Siobhan Rooney a top lawyer and Partner at leading local law firm Pictons, has joined the Luton Irish Forum as its newest Trustee. Siobhan says “ I met Noelette Hanley who is Head of the Luton Irish Forum at a business networking event. I always thought the Forum mainly organised the St Patrick’s Day Parade…

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Pictons Highlights Important Changes in Employment Law in April and May 2014

There are a number of interesting changes affecting employment law which come into force over the next couple of months. These have far reaching consequences for employers and employees alike. Already, the changes in the law and the introduction of fees has seen a 76% drop in cases going to the employment tribunal. The current…

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Pictons Helps Local Would-Be Entrepreneurs With The University of Bedfordshire’s Knowledge Hub

Pictons is helping local would-be entrepreneurs grow their potential business ideas this spring by taking part in the University of Bedfordshire’s Knowledge Hub innovative entrepreneurial support programme, B-innovative. B-innovative is a European partnership programme funded by the European Union’s Lifelong Learning Programme. Since 2012 it has already assisted 180 local entrepreneurs to realise their dreams…

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Pictons Expands With Ten New Members of Staff

Pictons, is rapidly expanding with the addition of ten new members of staff to service the firm’s growing success. Tony Roberts recently joined as Head of the Corporate dept from top city lawyers Herbert Smith Freehills. Julian Ireland is a Commercial Litigator whose most recent firm was EMW Law. Danielle Messenger,who formerly worked at Matthew…

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Pictons Staff Support Milton Keynes Food Bank

An exercise in testing the company’s business back up plans has led to the staff at Pictons, a leading Milton Keynes law firm, making a generous contribution to the Milton Keynes Food Bank. Pictons is Lexcel accredited, the highest accolade any law firm can receive from the Law Society in the UK. In order to…

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Pictons Attends Milton Keynes College Futures Fair

Pictons was invited to attend the Milton Keynes College Futures Fair on Wednesday March 26th, to inform its students about careers in the legal profession. The college invited just over 20 local employers from a diverse range of industries and Pictons was chosen as the only legal firm in attendance. Anil Virji, a Partner at…

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Pictons Supports Child Contact Day on March 20th

Siobhan Rooney, a leading Family Law solicitor and a Partner in law firm Pictons, is fully supporting the annual Child Contact Day on March 20th, which was set up to highlight the millions of families who are torn apart by access, custody and child contact issues. This national event encourages high profile endorsement, pro-active promotion…

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Pictons Invited By Barclays Bank To Present at a Buy To Let Event

Pictons was invited by Barclays Bank to present at an event aimed at potential Buy To Let investors and landlords. Pictons has a number of top conveyancing law specialists. Neil Terrell, a Partner with the firm talked about the conveyancing issues that solicitors look at for Buy To Let property transactions, while solicitor Kathryn Dale…

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