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13-06-2019 11:51:22 in General by Admin
     Join us today, Thursday 13th June 2019 at any one of our offices in Devon and Somerset to help raise money and awareness for those people affected by dementia.   Our staff across our offices have been busy baking and preparing for today and hope you will pop by for a cupcake, cup of tea or just a chat.   We all know someone who has been affected by dementia so p...

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27-04-2019 20:30:05 in General by Admin
    Britain's Disabled Strongman Competition returned to Chard this year and we at Milford and Dormor were extremely proud to sponsor the event. The Competition was originally set up by a Chard resident in 2015 and this is the second time the National Champtionship has been held in the town. The event was a huge sell out success with four-time World's Strongest Man Magnus Magn...

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04-04-2019 00:00:00 in General by Admin
    A great night was had tonight at the Devon and Somerset Law Society Awards 2019 and we could not have asked for a better venue! The Annual Dinner and Legal Awards was held on 4th April in the spectacular surroundings of Exeter Cathedral. The purpose of the Awards is to increase public awareness of the Legal Profession throughout Devon and Somerset and to recognise and celebrate...

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08-01-2019 10:42:09 in General by Admin
Milford & Dormor in Chard, Somerset has been recogised by Cancer Research UK after facilitating over £500,000 worth of gifts from people choosing to leave a legacy to the charity in their will.  William Bennett & Dee Fazio were presented with a silver certificate to acknowledge the firms ongoing support. The firm have been offering the Free Will Service to people aged 55 and ...

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27-12-2018 00:00:00 in General by Admin
  We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Client Care Initiative of the Year award 2019. As a Firm we are proud of our committment to providing a great level of care to our clients and to have this recognised nationally is a real achievement. Now in their sixth year, the Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards were launched to celebrate and identify talent and succe...

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21-12-2018 00:00:00 in General by Admin
         Sue Hodson (35 years)                              Vikki Ayto (10 years)                               Juliet Heighway (10 years)   It is that time of year again and Christmas is upon us all.  This w...

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26-11-2018 11:14:34 in General by Admin
Congratulations to all at the Ilminster Office for their efforts and for winning joint third place in this year's Shop Window Competition. In showing their support for the town's annual Victorian Evening, staff created a First World War Centenary display to honour all those who served. A real touching tribute. The evening was a great success and coincided with the switching on of the Chri...

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23-10-2018 12:19:16 in General by Admin
Many of you will have heard of the sad passing of Peter Dormor a Partner for so many years and his name is of course in the title of the Firm. Peter Dormor was initially a Partner with Maurice Milford and later with Willaim Bennett, Colin Burdett and Domenica Fazio. He was an impressive lawyer, fascinated with the academic aspect of the law. A person who you would often turn to for an opinion to...

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28-09-2018 00:00:00 in General by Admin
  We would like to congratulate Nicola Edwards, Partner at our Axminster office and Sally Lowe, Solicitor at our Ilminster office who were accredited this month with the Older Client Law in Practice award by the National Organisation Solicitors for the Elderly ('SFE'). SFE is a community of trusted highly qualified professional advisors who have additional skills to help them work with ol...

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26-09-2018 00:00:00 in General by Admin
PICTURED: (from left to right) Julia Cook, Sally Lowe (Solicitor - Milford & Dormor), William Bennett (Practice Manager & Consultant - Milford & Dormor), Domenica Fazio (Partner - Milford & Dormor), Ann Widdecombe, Emma Webb (Partner - Milford & Dormor) , Matthew Clarke (Milford & Dormor Financial Planning)   It was lovely to see so many faces at our annual Afternoon...

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31-07-2018 00:00:00 in General by Admin
PICTURED: Domenica Fazio (Partner) with some of the swimmers Sally Lowe, Pat Coates & "Star Swimmer" Sue Hodson Under the Alzheimer's Society's banner of "United We Swim", members of the Firm set out to complete a challenge to collectively swim a marathon distance of 26.2 miles, the equivalent to approximately 1,687 lengths. We anticipated that our keen swimmers might exceed the 26.2 ...

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05-01-2018 10:08:09 in General by Admin
Mr Robert Preece (left) Mr Colin Burdett (right)   Senior Partner, Colin Burdett presented an award to Robert Preece in recognition of 25 years service as Accounts Manager. Robert Preece joined the Firm in 1992 and is based in the Axminster office. The partners are grateful to Rob for all of his hard work and dedication to the Firm over the years. Congratulations!    

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01-12-2017 00:00:00 in General by Admin
Problems and need legal services? Perhaps worried about the future and want to get help and advice about getting your affairs in order, by making a Will or a Lasting Power of Attorney? Possibly you have lost a loved one and you have been appointed to administer the estate, who to turn to? Concerned a relative has lost mental capacity and someone needs to be appointed to deal with their affairs?...

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01-11-2017 00:00:00 in General by Admin
This year has been a momentous one for the Firm as it has expanded and been shortlisted for 2 national awards.  The latest being the Modern Law Awards for 2017/18 (Private Client category) which was open for nominations from all the solicitors firms in the country.  The Shortlisting also follows from the Firm being Shortlisted in the Symphony Legal Awards in October (Client Care categ...

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