April 3, 2020

Companies House extension for filing annual accounts

The UK Government has offered support to businesses during the COVID-19 outbreak. The help has come through grants, interest-free loans and paying employee’s wages through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. As part of their commitment to UK businesses the government has offered a three month extension on annual accounts submissions to Companies House. Under current […]

Updates for landlords, April 2020 – COVID-19

New advice on Coronavirus is issued every day. As part of their commitment to the British public, the UK Government are offering support to both landlords and tenants. The UK Government has published some general guidance for landlords that includes specific information on their obligations to tenants. Terry Jones is providing the most up to […]

March 30, 2020

Employment law pitfalls in a pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is leading to a lot of employers feeling the need to act swiftly to safeguard their business, with making employee’s redundant or placing them on furlough leave a frequent option. However, this speed is, in turn, increasing the risk of employers being exposed to unfair dismissal claims. Smaller employers, in particular, may not […]

COVID-19 Your holiday entitlement

While the true economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic remains to be seen, on Friday 27th March, the government announced another regulatory change to support businesses and their employees during this time. Workers who cannot take their full annual leave entitlement as a result of COVID-19 will be able carry it over in to the next […]

Making redundancies due to coronavirus

Uncertainty, lack of demand and enforced closures following the coronavirus outbreak are forcing businesses to change the way they operate. A lot of business owners are currently making difficult decisions just to keep afloat – one such decision is whether you need to make staff redundant. If you are an employer that needs to make […]

March 26, 2020

Family Court Guidance during COVID-19

The outbreak of the coronavirus or COVID-19 has had a significant impact on all our lives, both at home and at work. It has also affected the legal profession. On 19th March 2020, Sir Andrew MacFarlane, the president of the Family Division announced changes to the way Family Courts will function during the pandemic. Changes […]

March 25, 2020

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme: What is furlough leave

The Government’s  Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, announced on Friday 20th March 2020, was launched to support businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.   A key part of the scheme is the ability for employers to designate employees as ‘furloughed workers’ and claim up to 80% of their salary from the government – however, this is caused […]

March 24, 2020

Still here for you

In line with Government advice and to protect the wellbeing of our clients and colleagues, we have made the move to remote working for the majority of our staff. We will remain open for the duration of this crisis; our teams continue to work and are fully equipped to service the needs of our clients. […]

March 23, 2020

Property & Finance Attorney under Lasting Power of Attorney

How do I act for a relative who is self-isolating? Following the recent outbreak of Covid-19, the government has advised that anyone with symptoms of the virus should self-isolate for 7 days (13th March 2020). More information about the symptoms and what to do can be found on the government website. If you are a […]

March 16, 2020


The situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19) is extremely dynamic and we continue to review the facts, science and government advice to make proactive decisions necessary to protect our clients, our colleagues and our communities. Our offices are open and our teams are currently working as normal. Our focus is about minimising the spread of the […]

February 12, 2020

2020 has brought about exciting changes for our residential team

To further enhance the services we offer to our clients, our property lawyers have joined forces with sister company bpl solicitors limited, a national forward-looking specialist conveyancing firm, and rebranded as Terry Jones Conveyancing, part of bpl solicitors  limited. Joining with bpl (who are already part of the same group) means we have the benefit […]

January 13, 2020

Freedom for All – Domestic Violence, Divorce and Pets

Relationship breakdown can happen for a number of different reasons; unfortunately, sometimes the reason is domestic abuse. Paralegal Gaynor Aston who specialises in Family law comments “Clients often approach me to discuss their options and to seek advice on how best to protect themselves, their children and their assets. However, in cases of domestic violence […]

December 18, 2019

Season’s Greetings

All the staff at Terry Jones Solicitors would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Throughout December we have been participating in various charity events raising funds for Alzheimer’s Society charity, Save the Children and Hilbrae Dog Rescue. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank you […]

December 13, 2019

It’s nearly that time of year again, Christmas is getting closer

For many people, Christmas is a time of joy and togetherness however, for numerous years, family lawyers would see a rise in new divorce clients in January. This is often put down to the pressure of a family being together through the Christmas period. Christmas is over and the start of the New Year will […]

December 6, 2019

Elf Day for the Alzheimer’s Society Charity

Dementia is something that we all hope we will never face but many of us have loved ones who are suffering. Today is the Alzheimer’s Society charity Elf Day and staff at all our offices have participated by dressing as Elves raising money for the charity.  The Alzheimer’s Society charity is very close to the heart […]

November 5, 2019

Who gets custody of the pet?

When a couple decide to get a divorce, the decision about who gets the dog or cat can often be a bone of contention resulting in upset and protracted expensive lengthy correspondence. If a couple cannot reach an agreement, the Court will ultimately decide.  Before divorce clients often consider they have the “right” to a […]

November 4, 2019

Are you concerned about your relationship?

Relationship breakdown is something none of us would wish to experience, however it is something we may have to deal with in the future. At Terry Jones Solicitors, we pride ourselves on being compassionate and sensitive to our clients as well as providing practical legal advice in particularly emotive times. With years of experience in […]

October 23, 2019

An Ageing Population

Solicitor, Janet Stevenson talks about the importance of putting in place a Lasting Power of Attorney in an ageing population.  “With advances in medical treatment and facilities, most of us will be finding ourselves living far beyond our ‘three scores years and ten’ in today’s society.  Whilst this is indeed good news for most, we […]

October 11, 2019

Divorce is just as much an emotional process as a legal one

Divorce is just as much an emotional process as a legal one The breakdown of a relationship can cause untold stress and anxiety for all those affected. This week has seen World Mental Health Day and our staff are supporting mental health awareness by raising funds for Mind. We are also offering a free half-hour initial meeting with […]

September 18, 2019

Braving the Zip Line for Charity

Michael, Sarah and Lee recently faced their fears and took on Europe’s longest zip line – all in the name of charity! Reaching speeds of almost 100 miles per hour, the trio flew 1555 metres across Penrhyn Quarry in north Wales. As the fastest zip line in the world, the team were airborne for less than a […]

August 21, 2019

First Class Law Graduates

We are delighted to announce law graduates Nicole Beddall and Harriet Turner have joined our Commercial Property team as Legal Assistants. Nicole originally joined the firm whilst studying for her A levels and continued to support the family and property departments throughout her studies whenever possible.  Having studied LLB Law and Criminal Justice at Liverpool John […]

August 12, 2019

Shrewsbury Flower Show – A resounding success

Congratulations to Shropshire Horticultural Society for hosting another successful Flower Show. The show was a resounding success with headlining acts drawing the crowds in from all over the country. We would like to thank all our guests for joining us for beer tasting and prosecco at our trade stand and making the event memorable and […]

July 22, 2019

To Pre-Nup or not to Pre-Nup?

Solicitor Caroline Gregg who is based at our Shrewsbury office is often asked for advice regarding Pre-Nuptial Agreements. Caroline comments “To Pre-Nup or not to Pre-Nup? – this is a question you may be asking yourself in advance of your upcoming marriage. Perhaps there’s a voice in the back of your head telling you that […]

July 15, 2019

Another successful show at Newport

We would like to congratulate Newport and District Agricultural Society for hosting yet another excellent county show on Saturday last at Chetwynd Deer Park. We all had a tremendous day and it was great to see so many friends, family and clients who joined us for prosecco and beer tasting.  The entertainment was once again […]

July 11, 2019

PPI Claim Deadline is 29th August 2019

Our Trusts and Estates department would like to advise that the latest date to submit a PPI claim is the 29th August 2019. If you believe you can make a PPI claim on a deceased relation, you have until the 29th August to do so.  Sometimes families discover their loved one had taken out a […]

June 5, 2019

Ellen addresses audience at Ludlow Property Conference

We would like to thank Slawek Zalewski, Lettings Manager at Nock Deighton for inviting Ellen Roberts to speak at their Property Conference which was held at the Mascall Centre in Ludlow last night.  Ellen who is the Head of our Commercial Property Department commented “The evening was a great success and I was delighted to […]

June 3, 2019

New Trainee Solicitors

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Ajay Sharma, Luke Davies and Kerry Baker to Trainee Solicitors.  Ajay commented “It is really exciting to become a Trainee with Terry Jones. I have gained so much experience during my time here and I cannot wait to start my period of recognised training. The hard work […]