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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...

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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An incorrect rent review clause could be costly.

An incorrect rent review clause could be costly.

To correct or not to correct? That was the question for the Court of Appeal in the recent case of MonSolar IQ Ltd v Woden Park Ltd [2021], when faced with an incorrectly drafted rent review provision which could have increased the annual rent from £15,000 to £76...

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There is a new Highway Code on the way, did you know ?

There is a new Highway Code on the way, did you know ?

It has been quite a summer.  The lock-down requirements are due to be eased as this article is published. England have taken the European Cup Final to almost the very last kick, and most momentous of all, and there is a new Highway Code on the way.   This involves...

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What if my partner objects to our child being vaccinated?

What if my partner objects to our child being vaccinated?

With the COVID-19 vaccine being quickly rolled out across the UK, there are concerns among some about the long-term impact and side effects of the vaccine. As a result, some are reluctant to get the vaccine themselves or let their children be vaccinated. The law in...

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Have you been affected by unsatisfactory Cosmetic Surgery?

Have you been affected by unsatisfactory Cosmetic Surgery?

With many more people undergoing cosmetic surgery there is a rise in dissatisfaction from Patients. Clinical Negligence specialist Catherine Pinnegar looks at the issues.    Cosmetic Surgery Clinics have reported an increase in enquiries for cosmetic procedures...

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