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Edward Connor Solicitors Gemma Adam

Working for the gospel at Edward Connor Solicitors

If you are a Christian lawyer reading this, I wonder why you chose to go into the legal profession? Was it for the status? The salary? Because you wanted a career that would stretch you but also give you a comfortable lifestyle? Or was it because you want to use your gifts and abilities for … Read more …

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Nature and mental health

The pandemic has taught us lots about our mental health, and our surroundings. What’s more, it’s taught us the two are very much linked. For instance, working from home has had its perks, for sure, but the isolation, the confinement, and the monotony have been real too, and made their presence felt.   This year’s theme  That nature is the theme for 2021’s Mental Health Awareness Week therefore comes as no surprise. Out from over a year of such isolation, confinement and monotony, so … Read more …

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Guidance for churches during the second lockdown

The government announced on 5 November a second national lockdown that will last until at least 2 December. The new guidance Regarding churches, the new government guidance (applicable for England) states: Places of Worship do not need to fully close under the restrictions in place, but they may open only for a limited range of … Read more …

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The risks of reopening church

With places of worship now permitted to open with restrictions, churches need to decide if they can safely open again for worship purposes. While we as church families understandably long to meet again in person, there are serious risks to consider, and real consequences for not assessing or mitigating those risks satisfactorily. What do we … Read more …

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Kindness Matters

This year’s UK mental health awareness week theme is kindness. Centring on the small acts of kindness that have been so important and heartening to hear of throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the message is clear: kindness is good. Really good. Or to give it it’s hashtag, #kindnessmatters. You don’t have to argue this much – … Read more …

Why choose a Christian lawyer?

When your church needs to have some work done, there are many factors to consider. Who gives best value for money? Who will do the job well? How can we glorify God in this? How can we look after the resources that God has given us? When it comes to legal work, the questions that … Read more …

How to work well with your lawyers

Our purpose at Edward Connor Solicitors is to serve Jesus through serving his people. We’re here to help churches and Christian organisations to run well and comply with the law, and we understand the particular legal issues that Christian charities and churches face.  We do our best to serve our clients, but there are things you can do to work … Read more …