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Pearson Hards LLP welcomes two new Partners

Pearson Hards LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of Claire Darby and Emma Rothstein as new Members of the Firm. Claire Darby joined us in 2013 from a City law firm where she had done her training.  Claire previously specialised in banking...

Emma Rothstein achieves Resolution Accreditation

Last Autumn our solicitor and Head of Department Emma Rothstein put her 12 years’ experience in Family Law to the test in a series of gruelling and intense exam papers. Having only just wiped off the sweat and tears from such hard work, Emma was...

Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children 2017

On Friday we did our annual Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children.  We all donned our finest Rudolph jumpers and got our tackiest earrings out of the cupboard for this very worth cause.  Special mention to the flashing jumpers, which were...

Victoria Foundation Masquerade Ball 2017

We were delighted to support the Victoria Foundation with their annual Masquerade Ball on Saturday.  Emma Rothstein and Claire Darby loved the excuse to dust off their best outfits and we also donated a prize to go into the raffle auction.  It...

Escape from Alcatraz - The Update

The Update Been there, seen it, done it, got the t-shirt. Well three out of four ain’t bad for your correspondent, The Old Fool. Been to San Francisco, seen Alcatraz, done it by escaping by swimming back to shore but, alas, no t-shirt as a...

New Debt Recovery Pre-Action Protocol

From 1 October 2017, a new Debt Recovery Pre-Action Protocol will be in place.  This sets out the steps which must be taken when pursuing a debt against an individual or sole trader (it does not apply to business to business transactions).  The aim...

Escape from Alcatraz

On 9 th September one of the partners of the firm, Jonathan Throp, is attempting to swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco. Why on earth is the old fool doing this you may rightly ask? Well, let him tell you in his own words.        ...

Staff and Family Summer Party 2017

Today we had our annual staff family party. Thankfully we still had the large marquee up as we did have a few showers but it wasn't quite as bad as it was forecasted. Great BBQ food from the Tipsy Pigs and a bit of fun with the 'Guess who from their...

Summer Garden Party - 20 July 2017

Thanks to everyone who came to our annual Summer Garden Party. It was a great night and we were so pleased that so many people were able to join us. Luckily the weather behaved, despite the nasty looking clouds at some points. We hope everyone enjoyed it as...

Sarah Houston qualifies as a solicitor

Today we started the day with a great cause for celebration, marking Sarah Houston's admission to the Roll of Solicitors.   Congratulations Sarah!!   We are extremely glad to have you as part of Team Pearson Hards.   ...

Christmas Party time!

​A few photos from this year's Christmas Party.  What a wonderful end to a great year. Merry Christmas everyone! ...

Christmas Jumper Day for Save the Children

Today we dressed up in our Christmas jumpers to support Save the Children. Our silliness has helped to raise £150 for the cause helping children in the UK and around the world. Well done team!​ ...

Macmillan Coffee Morning 2016

We were delighted to host another Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 30 September, to support and raise money for this worthy cause. For an added competitive element, we also had a staff Pearson Hards Bake Off and the winner was Zoe Rackham for her...

Staff and Family Summer Party

The firm celebrated its Staff and Family Summer Party on Saturday. It was a wonderful afternoon enjoyed by all, complimented by the fantastic weather!     Lots and lots of delicious food            ...

Annual Summer Garden Party

On Wednesday evening, the firm celebrated their annual Summer Garden Party. It was a fantastic evening enjoyed by all and the wonderful evening sunshine was a particular bonus! Thank you to all of our superb guests for joining us and making it such a...

Christmas Jumper Day For Text Santa Appeal

Staff at Pearson Hards shed their wigs and gowns to don Christmas Jumpers for the Text Santa charity appeal and raised an impressive £200. More information about Text Santa can be found at   https://www.itv.com/textsanta    ...

PH gets all festive at the Winter Wonderland

On Saturday night, members of the firm put on their glad rags for our Christmas Party at Painshill Park. The theme of the evening was “A Winter Wonderland” and the venue certainly did not disappoint. The Conservatory at Painshill Park was lit...

Interactive Seminar for BTL landlords

  An invitation from GoBuyToLet and Pearson Hards Solicitors Interactive Seminar on Risk Management for BTL Landlords GoBuyToLet and Pearson Hards Solicitors invite you to an interactive...

Merger Announcement - Pearson Hards and Chapmans Solicitors

Pearson Hards and Chapmans We are pleased to announce that Chapmans Solicitors join us as of today, Thursday, 1 st October.  Chapmans, who have been in Sutton since 1950, will move to our offices in New Malden, bringing their two partners...

£300 raised from Macmillan Coffee Morning

On Friday the firm once again took part in the annual Macmillan Coffee Morning event to raise funds for the cancer charity.  At 11am, everyone downed tools for half an hour to have a cup of coffee and sample some of the delicious cakes that...

Malden Fortnight - A week of fun and celebrations

We've had a great time during this year's Malden Fortnight and have really enjoyed participating in some of the events.  This year we sponsored the Grand Parade on 4 July 2015, which saw our Emma Rothstein and Claire Darby leading the procession...

We've saved the Grand Parade

Pearson Hards has stepped in to save the Grand Parade during the festival of Malden Fortnight. The much-loved parade was in danger of being cancelled after the police said they were no longer willing or financially able to provide security. We were only...

A new era for Pearson Hards

Pearson Hards are delighted to announce that they have taken on their first trainee.  Although Pearson Maddin had taken on trainees in the past, this is a first for the amalgamated firm of Pearson Maddin and ACS Hards.  Sarah Houston...

Brian Vandervilt heads to Brazil

Brian Vandervilt heads to Brazil - This January sees another football related commemoration, but this time of a tour that never happened….  Brian Vandervilt, Head of our Wealth Management department, is heading to Brazil on Sunday 18...

Christmas Party 2014

Last night members of the firm decided to let their hair down and enjoy a lovely meal at one of our local pubs, the Glasshouse.  It's been a great year for Pearson Hards and we all enjoyed the excuse to eat and drink too much to celebrate. ...