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Ellis Hass & Co Solicitors Blog

18
Dec

What is Stamp Duty?

This is a form of tax payable after you have purchased land or property that is over a certain price. This is a requirement by the HMRC and failure to which a penalty will take effect and you may have to pay the tax with additional interest. It applies in Northern Ireland, England, and Wales

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18
Dec

SDLT: What a relief for first time buyers..

On the 22nd November 2017 the Chancellor announced the immediate abolition of stamp duty for all properties up to £300,000 bought by first-time buyers. This is one less expense to worry about and this cash can be put forward the deposit, which is the biggest hurdle in obtaining your first mortgage. The rule is quite

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7
Nov

Shuggi Kounota

Shuggi joined Ellis Hass & Co Solicitors as a Litigation Executive for the Personal injury team in 2017.  He deals with all aspects of personal injury claims from inception via the MOJ  portal through to completion and also deals with all litigation matters within the credit hire team. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Law in 2012 at Staffordshire

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3
Nov

Marta Konieczna

Marta joined the Residential Conveyancing team at Ellis Hass in 2017 as Conveyancing Manager. Marta has a background in property matters as well as Wills and Probate and Criminal  matters. Having achieved an MA in Polish Literature at Wroclaw University in Poland, Marta later studied Law at Kent University before qualifying as a Solicitor in 2015. Marta  is

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3
Nov

Yasmin Ross-Harris

Yasmin has recently joined the Residential Conveyancing Team at Ellis Hass as a Conveyancing Executive. Yasmin has a degree in Criminology and more recently completed her Graduate Diploma in Law in 2015 at Birmingham City University. Yasmin has a background in residential development dealing with plot sales of new build properties. She now assists with all

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3
Nov

Grace Timms

Grace joined the firm in 2017 to work alongside Natalie and the conveyancing team at Ellis Hass. Having worked in the legal industry for over 10 years Grace possesses  key skills in recognising clients needs and is focused on ensuring client care is maintained through the Conveyancing process. She values every client and knows how

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3
Nov

Natalie Moore

Natalie is a highly experienced Licensed Conveyancer having carried out conveyancing transactions for over 10 years. Natalie works as a Consultant to the firm and Heads the Residential Property Department. Having previously run, developed and grown conveyancing departments within Solicitors firms Natalie is able to use her experience and skills to ensure clients receive a quality

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13
Jun

Ellis Hass & Co Solicitors celebrate office move!

All the hard work is done, the boxes (client files!) are unloaded and we have now settled into our new office at Avon House, 435 Stratford Road, Shirley in Solihull (just next to the BP garage and down the road from the Solihull Retail Park). With a friendly receptionist waiting to greet our clients, and

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13
Jun

Calling all Conveyancing Solicitors/Licenced Conveyancers looking for a new opportunity

We have a vacancy for a Conveyancing Solicitor/Licensed Conveyancer/Legal Executive or Senior Conveyancing Paralegal with 3 years+ residential conveyancing experience to take a major role within our fast growing residential conveyancing department. Ellis Hass & Co is a modern vibrant practice with Conveyancing, Family Law, Employment and PI Departments based in Shirley, Solihull. Client service is

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23
May

Ellis Hass & Co’s newest Trainee Solicitor

Congratulations to Melissa Buchanan who is officially the newest Trainee Solicitor at Ellis Hass & Co, having been offered a training contract from May 2017. As The Law Society say, ‘Solicitors in England and Wales earn the ‘solicitor’ title through a dedicated commitment to ongoing study and development, meeting high professional standards, holding insurance to

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