Congratulations to Eleanor Bulmer who has been awarded the Cook’s and Hatchard’s Law Prize. To be eligible for this prestigious award, the nominee had to have completed their training contract in the Somerset area in the past twelve months; obtained honours at the academic stage and have (in the judgement of the Trustees) shown real […]
Stokes Partners LLP held their annual cricket at North Perrott Cricket Club on 8 September 2017, joined by fellow professionals from local firms. Blessed with some dry weather – despite the forecast of heavy rain, thunder and lightning – “Pang’s Panthers”, led by partner, Brendan Pang, and “Winning At Teas”, led by senior solicitor, Nick […]
Stokes Partners sponsored the annual Crewkerne 10 kilometre race, fun run and business challenge which was held on 4 June. The event raised an impressive £1,850 which was donated to the Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance. Partner Sarah Warren presented the cheque to a representative of the charity on 2nd August.
Under English law a contract does not have to be in writing to be enforceable. Obviously an oral contract will be more difficult to prove if there is a dispute, especially as to what was agreed. But when is a deal concluded with some spit and a handshake enforceable through the courts? Last week, the […]