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Labrums Solicitors have reached the finals in the Access to Justice category of the 2019 UK Diversity Legal Awards.

Where did it come from?Japanese Knotweed (Fallopia japonica), was first brought to the UK by a German-born botanist named Philipp von Siebold who found the plant growing on the sides of volcanoes in Japan in 1840.Von Siebold collected samples to take to his nursery in Leiden (Holland). In August 1850 the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew received a gift parcel of plants including Japanese Knotweed from von Siebold’s nursery. 

Labrums’ Susana Diez will be attending the BSLA Annual Conference in Madrid, 3rd and 5th of October this year. The British Spanish Law Association (BSLA) was founded in 2001 to promote and strengthen relations between lawyers in the United Kingdom and Spain, drawing members from both jurisdictions.

Will Aid is an annual fundraising campaign involving nine of the UK’s leading charities. With the support of solicitors who donate their skills, Will Aid encourage people to have their Will drawn up by a professional solicitor whilst at the same time supporting charity. 

This month Michalel Labrum joined St Albans Podcast host Danny Smith to answer listener questions and talk about personal injury claims.

Civil partnerships were introduced in the UK under the Civil Partnership Act 2004  for same-sex couples to legally unite in something similar to a marriage, but without some of the same legal rights.

In this One to One, Elspeth talks to Michael Labrum about the evolution of law and the distinction between law and rules.Elspeth asks why law is so important and why solicitors are necessary?

Labrums first pop-up legal clinic (hosted on 9th July) was a huge success.

Host Danny Smith was joined by legal expert Michael Labrum from Labrum’s  Solicitors.  Michael and Danny discuss the recent story about the pedestrian who stepped out in front of a cyclist, whilst looking at their phone, yet it was the cyclist who ended up losing the case.

Labrums are holding a FREE legal advice clinic at The Marlborough Pavilion in St Albans on Tuesday 9th July from 11am - 8pm.

The Supreme Court has backed Lambeth Council over store planning condition 'drafting error'.

Staff at Labrums law firm in St. Albans have baked 100 cupcakes and donated them to The Orchard Nursing home to raise awareness for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Labrums' solicitor Kate Austen joined 3,000 adventurers of all experience levels & ages to walk 100 kilometres non-stop along the spectacular Jurassic Coast - a World Heritage Site.

Danny talks to Matt Bigg from The St Albans Film Festival. Matt is one of the directors of the event and shares an exclusive first look at this year’s programme.

Labrums are proud to announce we raised an amazing £3,410 for Will Aid last year, an annual campaign which raises money for nine charities. It is the eighth year Labrums have taken part in the scheme which has raised more than £20million for charity since it launched 30 years ago.

Michael Labrum has joined Danny Smith at St Albans Podcast to produce a monthly show which discusses legal issues.

Labrums are proud to announce our first annual Balls for Schools prize draw.

On 1st June the Labrums girls (Teresa Crowley, Collette Crowley, Reshma Sunnassee, Josie Birnie, Lydia Housden and Charlotte James) are taking part in the Welwyn and Hatfield Pretty Muddy (a 5k muddy obstacle course) to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

We may have entered a digital age, but for the most part, law firms are still reliant on paper. Labrums law firm is different. In an industry where most other firms still only pay lip service to the idea, we are already paperless - and have been since 2013.

Introduction Of UK's No-Fault Divorce Law

  For many years there have been discussions about the need to update divorce law.Divorce is not easy, even if it is amicable. It is usually a time of worry, conflict and stress.