Pictons Solicitors LLP secures Law Society’s conveyancing quality mark

Pictons Solicitors LLP located in Herts, Beds and Bucks has once again secured membership to the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme – the mark of excellence for the home buying process. This is the 6th year in a row that Pictons has achieved CQS accreditation. Pictons underwent rigorous assessment by the Law Society in order…

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Stamp Duty and the Autumn Budget

Changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDTL) Relief following the Autumn 2018 Budget. On Monday, 29th October, the Chancellor Phillip Hammond, announced changes to the current SDLT regime. The new measures will apply to individuals who fall within the “first-time buyers” category purchasing shared ownership homes valued up to £500,000. Who are “first time buyers”?…

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Security of Tenure

Are you approaching the end of your fixed term commercial lease? If you are running your business from commercial premises subject to a contractual tenancy, it might be worthwhile checking whether your lease says anything about the Security of Tenure provisions to ascertain whether you can renew your lease and continue to run your business…

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Pictons on a High with Friends and Neighbours

This week Pictons hosted the final of three summer networking events held on the rooftop terrace at their new offices in Luton. Pictons moved in to their new state of the art offices at 5th Floor, Hampton by Hilton, 42-50 Kimpton Road, LU2 0FP on the 30th April and the move has been an unprecedented…

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Pictons Partner Siobhan Rooney Visits Milton Keynes Bumps and Babies Group

Siobhan Rooney of Pictons Solicitors visited a Bumps and Babies group in Milton Keynes last Monday run by the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) to talk to young parents about safeguarding their futures from a legal perspective. Siobhan, a Partner and Head of Family and Private Client at Pictons was there to offer support and guidance…

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Property Law specialist Solicitor Pauline Carlin Promoted to Partner at Pictons

Pictons Solicitors have promoted Pauline Carlin, who is based in the firm’s Tring office, to Partner. The promotion means the company’s team now comprises 45 staff, including six partners and three associates spread across offices in Luton, Milton Keynes and Tring. Pauline Carlin is a specialist Residential Property Solicitor with 10 years of experience advising on…

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Pictons Solicitors Have Moved In Luton Today

Leading regional law firm Pictons have moved to new, state of the art offices in Luton. The firm chose to leave its offices in Dunstable Road and has headed just 1.5 miles across town to 5th Floor, Hampton by Hilton, 42-50 Kimpton Road, LU2 0FP from April 30. Pictons’ Managing Partner, Sukh Saini, said: “Having…

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Pictons “DART” Forward

Work has now commenced on the Direct Air-Rail Transit (DART) which will connect Luton Parkway Station to the terminal at Luton Airport with a journey time of under 4 minutes. Sukh Saini, Managing Partner at Pictons, commented “the DART is a really great development for everyone in Luton and from a business perspective can only…

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Congratulations Luton Town

Like the rest of Luton, Pictons Solicitors were celebrating this weekend as Luton Town achieved automatic promotion to League 1. The Hatters promotion was confirmed on Saturday with two games of the season still remaining. Sukh Saini, Managing Partner at Pictons commented “everyone at Pictons is delighted with the Hatters’ achievement. As a local business…

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