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Diamonds solicitors was established in the late 1980’s. We are a modern, innovative practice. We are a highly service orientated firm. It is our aim to provide all our clients with an excellent standard of service. We are down to earth, approachable, creative and professional.The practice is based in Buckhurst Hill, Essex and we not only serve the local area, but also businesses and personal clients in many parts of the country.

We do not carry out any publicly funded work and our fee earners charge clients on the basis of their hourly charge out rates, details of which can be obtained by contacting our office. These rates are in our terms of business which all clients have to sign.

We also have a fixed fee initial consultation which is currently £100 including VAT for a thirty minute meeting.


We are now able to refer clients who are buying properties in the south of Spain, to an English speaking Spanish lawyer with offices in Granada. Please contact Miguel Azpitarte - Doctor en Derecho Abogado, for legal advice in Spain on 0034 678 587 765

It is notoriously difficult to enforce contract orders between children and absent parents on a breakdown of the parents’ relationship where the party with whom the children live refuses to comply with Contact Orders imposed by a Court. The government has now published its draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill. One of the provisions suggested is that the Courts should be able to impose ‘contact activity directions’ and ‘contact activity conditions’ in Contact Orders. These may include information sessions, counselling or any other activities designed to establish, maintain or improve contact between child and parent. Courts will have new powers to enforce contact by imposing unpaid work or curfew Orders on those who breach them and where a parent suffers financial loss because of a breach of a Contract Order, the Court will be able to order compensation.
In 2006, legislation outlawing age discrimination will come into force. It will cover both employment and vocational training. It will cover both the private and public sectors and every other organisation. It will apply to both young and old members of the workforce.

Employers will have to adopt age positive practices. Employers will not longer be able to recruit, train, promote or retire people on the basis of age unless it can be objectively justified.