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Our diverse team of brilliant people provide the full spectrum of legal services and specialist expertise across private and commercial matters.

Operating out of five locations across Devon, with offices in Exeter, Torquay, Barnstaple, Newton Abbot and Dartmouth, Wollens solicitors have nearly 200 of the brightest minds, ready to advise you on everything from agriculture to acquisitions and marine to marriage (and just about anything in between).

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Marriage Discrimination

Marriage Discrimination

One of the least often claimed grounds of discrimination is marriage and civil partnership. Prejudice against married people is hardly widespread and there are few circumstances in which an employer might treat an employee less favourably because they were married....

Transfer of Undertakings – changing contracts

Transfer of Undertakings – changing contracts

The Transfer of Undertakings Regulations (known as TUPE) provide that an employee’s terms and conditions cannot be changed because of the transfer of their employment from one employer to another. It has been argued in the past that this provision only applies to...

Right to Work

Right to Work

An employer must be careful to avoid employing someone who does not have the right to work in the UK. Doing so knowingly is a criminal offence and inadvertently employing someone who is working illegally can lead to a civil penalty of up to £20,000 for an employer who...

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