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Lockdown update April 2021

Lockdown update April 2021

The current level of restriction means that any client meetings in our offices must be pre-booked with the lawyer dealing with your matter. In addition to meetings at offices (where possible), our lawyers can offer a variety of methods of communication including home...

Could Lasting Power of Attorneys move to digital? 

Could Lasting Power of Attorneys move to digital? 

A more straightforward digital system to set up a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) could come into play, but experts say that it is vital that sufficient safeguards are in place to protect elderly and vulnerable people from abuse. In this article, we look at how the...

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South Devon Cricket club Colts Presentation night 2021

Wollens are pleased to be a sponsor at South Devon Cricket Club, recognising the importance of local sport in the community. Once again young talent has been recognised through the Colts presentation night where Practice Director Clive Meredith presented the players...

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Landlord’s options if a tenant breaches repair obligations.

Landlord’s options if a tenant breaches repair obligations.

Making sure a commercial property is well maintained is one of a landlord’s key priorities, and it is almost as important as getting in the rent. Under a full repairing and insuring lease the tenant is obliged to keep the property in a good state of repair – but what...

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Recovery of debts as Covid restrictions are lifted

Recovery of debts as Covid restrictions are lifted

Our commercial litigation team looks at debt recovery options for creditors as Covid restrictions are lifted.  Many businesses have suffered financially during the Covid crisis, and creditors have been urged to show restraint to avoid sending otherwise viable entities...

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Sophie graduates with first class honours.

Sophie graduates with first class honours.

Sophie Rew is a paralegal within the Family Team at Wollens. Sophie's work is predominantly dealing with care proceedings, particularly where Social Services are involved or there are allegations of non-accidental injury by a parent. She works closely with Rachel...

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Getting to the root of the problem in boundary disputes

Getting to the root of the problem in boundary disputes

Householders spending more time at home and in their gardens during the Covid-19 pandemic is fuelling a rise in boundary disputes as infrequent niggles have translated into nagging complaints, with overhanging branches, encroaching tree roots and towering hedges...

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What next for Covid-19 commercial rent arrears?

What next for Covid-19 commercial rent arrears?

Many commercial tenants, particularly in the hospitality and retail sectors, have accrued significant rent arrears during the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite the availability of government grants, many businesses have been simply unable to meet all of their outgoings in...

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Business checklist for admitting a new partner

Business checklist for admitting a new partner

Our company solicitors explain the steps you need to take in preparation for admitting a new member to a partnership. Business checklist for admitting a new partner If you have decided that the time has come to admit a new member to your partnership, then there are a...

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Probate and overseas assets

Probate and overseas assets

Born in Greece and educated in France and Germany before coming to the UK, at his death in April of this year Prince Philip reportedly left a multi-million-pound estate which includes assets overseas. The administration of those assets, and therefore his estate, is...

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