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Congratulations to Claire Nelson who has recently become a member of Solicitors for the Elderly

by AMD Solicitors - 03.10.2012

AMD are pleased to announce the accreditation of Claire Nelson, Solicitor, into the Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) organisation. Claire has worked hard and successfully passed the entrance exam required and is now a professional member of the group.

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£1,212.70 raised for St Peter's Hospice!

by AMD Solicitors - 27.09.2012

As AMD’s ‘charity of the year’ 2011 – 2012 St Peter’s Hospice has been the focus of our fundraising events and activities for the last year. From a midnight walk, ‘make a Will week’ and numerous deliciously baked cakes given away in return for donations, the staff at AMD have worked hard to raise what they can for the charity.

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AMD takes on new Trainee Solicitor

by AMD Solicitors - 06.09.2012

AMD has just taken on Rebecca Scadding as a Trainee Solicitor with the firm. Rebecca has worked as a paralegal with AMD for the last year and due to her hard work and commitment she has been offered the opportunity to stay on and complete her training contract, which is the final stage of training to become a qualified solicitor.

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Paul's Place - Our new 'charity of the year'!

by AMD Solicitors - 19.07.2012

Every summer AMD Solicitors nominate a charity to be their ‘charity of the year’. Throughout the year we undertake various efforts to raise as much money as we can for the chosen charity.

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AMD get into the Olympic spirit!

by AMD Solicitors - 01.06.2012

On the morning of Wednesday 23rd May the olympic torch wound its way along Henleaze high street and past the door of AMD's Henleaze office. In anticipation, and in an effort to raise money for St Peter's Hospice, our charity of the year, AMD staff set about baking cakes, in the hope that there may be some hungry onlookers who hadn't had time to finish their breakfast.

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AMD Solicitors secures Law Society's Lexcel Accreditation

by AMD Solicitors - 08.05.2012

AMD Solicitors of Bristol are delighted to have secured the Law Society’s practice management standard, Lexcel, after undergoing a rigorous independent assessment.

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Divorce Costs - Alert!

by AMD Solicitors - 04.05.2012

The Government Bill has now been passed which withdraws legal funding for couples who are separating. There will be many people who cannot afford legal advice and, increasingly, couples will need to consider mediation as a means of sorting out practical matters, including financial arrangements.

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Q & As for our local charity of the year St Peter's Hospice

by AMD Solicitors - 17.04.2012

Supporting our charity of the year, Andrew Jack, specialist Wills and Trust Solicitor, has been answering questions for St Peter’s Hospice (Bristol’s only adult hospice).

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The Inheritance Tax Reduced Rate for Estates Leaving 10% or More to Charity

by AMD Solicitors - 10.04.2012

Effective when a person dies on or after 6th April 2012, in general terms, the new Inheritance Tax rate means that if a deceased person has left 10% or more of his estate to charity, then the tax rate applying to the taxable part of the estate may be reduced from 40% to 36%.

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Fielder Club Talk

by AMD Solicitors - 02.04.2012

Supporting the local Westbury-On-Trym Fielder Club, Andrew Jack, specialist Wills and Trust Solicitor of AMD Solicitors, gave a talk to around 40 members on 2 April 2012 to inform them of the various options available to them on planning for their later years.