The government is extending protection against evictions and winding-up petitions for businesses that are still struggling because of Covid-19. Legislation will be introduced to ringfence outstanding unpaid rent that has built up when a business has had to remain closed during the pandemic. Landlords are expected to make allowances for the ringfenced rent arrears from
Samantha joined Machins in July 2019 as a trainee solicitor and qualified with us in July 2021.
Samantha studied BA Philosophy, Religion and Theology at Oxford Brookes University before converting her degree with the Graduate Diploma in Law. She went on to study her Legal Practice Course at the University of Hertfordshire achieving a distinction.
Samantha previously worked as a legal assistant in the Residential Property team of a Bedfordshire firm.
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Samantha is a 2nd year trainee at Machins Solicitors. Having worked previously in another Bedfordshire firm as a conveyancing assistant, Samantha’s background leans mostly towards property matters. Samantha’s seats have included Commercial Property (6 months), Family (9 months), and is finishing her training contract in Dispute Resolution (9 months). Samantha is due to qualify in
Samantha Ball – Legal Assistance Pre Training Contract: Whenever I attend or present to universities, I often get asked the same set of questions: “how do I get a training contract”, “how should I best prepare myself for a future training contract”, “I have 2 years until I start my training contract, what should I
They say hindsight is a wonderful thing… As I embark on my final few months (5.5 to be exact) as a trainee solicitor, I’m writing to a former me, and any other future trainees, to set the record straight… Dear Future Trainee, Wow, you did it?! No, I know, you’re not qualified yet or maybe