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2019 – what a year that was!

2019 – what a year that was!

Well what a year that was! From business mergers to a brand new name and modern look to gold-winning awards, marines-style charity challenges and, of course, Sidney the Kidney – 2019 will go down as one of busiest years in the illustrious history of Wollens. A lot of...

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Giant crane comes down – giant moment for Torwood Street.

Giant crane comes down – giant moment for Torwood Street.

As we prepare to leave 2019 the £32million Torwood Street development in Torquay has reached a new milestone. A giant crane which has been dominating the harbour and waterfront area has been dismantled after almost 10 months on site. It was only in October last year...

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58 Wollens staff with 1,300 years service between them!

58 Wollens staff with 1,300 years service between them!

Wollens have paid a special seasonal tribute to some of their longest-serving staff members. Champagne and flowers were presented during their Christmas party and celebrations at the Rougemont Hotel in Exeter. More than one in three people at Wollens, 58 in total,...

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Don’t let the festive fun end in divorce.

Don’t let the festive fun end in divorce.

That’s the special advice from legal experts as Christmas cheers can lead to tears for some couples and their families. Divorce rates have fallen to their lowest level since the 1970s but breakdowns continue to spike after the festive season, and professionals are...

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Paralegal – Newton Abbot – Maternity Cover

Wollens are looking for a Paralegal to join them in their Private Client team in their Newton Abbot office. This is a temporary role to cover maternity leave. The role would be within the Wills team dealing with wills and lasting powers of attorney. Previous...

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Be careful with your approach to Christmas gifts ….

Be careful with your approach to Christmas gifts ….

Christmas is the season to be jolly and spoil your business associates with a box of chocs and a bottle of wine. ......But you could be giving yourself a massive Christmas hangover if you’re not careful and it has nothing to do with the booze!  It is all about keeping...

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New Year New Start for couples and civil partnerships

New Year New Start for couples and civil partnerships

The New Year could herald in a new start for opposite-sex couples who want to legally seal their relationship without having to get married. Until now Civil Partnerships were only a legal union available to same-sex couples. But...

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Christmas Opening Times

Christmas Opening Times

We would like to wish all of our clients a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year. Our best wishes for 2020. Please click here to view our opening hours over the festive period.

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Quiz night raises vital Kidney Research funds

Quiz night raises vital Kidney Research funds

Thousands of pounds were raised for Kidney Research UK after a special fish and chips inspired quiz night.Rockfish’s newly-opened restaurant at Exeter was the venue for the event which was organised by Wollens solicitors with 16 teams competing.It was a...

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Lawyer – Family Department

Wollens is a dynamic and successful Devon-based firm. We have shown exceptional growth over the past few years and is now one of the largest practices in the Devon and Somerset area. It has ambitious plans for the future, and this opportunity is perfect for a bright...

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Q & A with Simon Bean, Partner, Wollens

Q & A with Simon Bean, Partner, Wollens

In the 2nd of our series of Q&A’s, we caught up with Simon Bean, Partner and Head of Department for Dispute Resolution at Wollens. Simon is based at our office in Torquay. Simon qualified in 2003 and joined Wollens in 2018,  Simon provides advice to business...

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