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Business announcement due to latest government guidelines

Business announcement due to latest government guidelines

Our office premises are closed to the general public currently due to the government guidelines released on the 23rd March. However our lawyers are working at home so will still be able to help you with your enquiry. Our telephone lines are open - please call your...

Employment & Business Club hits the road for 2020

Employment & Business Club hits the road for 2020

Expert advice in the ever-changing world of business is being offered by a specialist club organised by the team at Wollens solicitors. The Wollens Employment and Business Club has proved to be very popular with businesses of all sizes and is now back for 2020. It...

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Victoria Harle strengthens Wollens Family Care Team

Victoria Harle strengthens Wollens Family Care Team

Family Law executive Victoria Harle is back where it all began. Victoria first joined the care team at Devon law firm Wollens in 2017 helping Childcare and Family team partner Rachel Carter. In 2019 she was promoted to Family Law Executive to focus on disputes...

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Shattered pilot dream teenager wins compensation

Shattered pilot dream teenager wins compensation

A Devon teenager has been awarded ‘significant’ compensation after his dream to become an RAF pilot was shattered due to a hospital’s lack of proper treatment. The boy suffered a lifelong injury after the hospital failed to diagnose a fractured femoral head in his...

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What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

What is a Prenuptial Agreement?

What is a Prenuptial Agreement and what does it do? It is an arrangement between a couple before they marry. Its aim is to regulate what happens a marriage breaks down and ends in divorce. If you are getting married, and you or your future spouse’s family have a...

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Unmarried couples disputes – A stark warning

Unmarried couples disputes – A stark warning

UNMARRIED couples faced with an end to their relationship have been given some sound advice – and warnings - from a solicitor at a leading Devon law firm. One of the most important messages from Terry Chetwood is that if they think they have the same right rights as...

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Sobering advice on drinks law in today’s modern world

Sobering advice on drinks law in today’s modern world

A night down at the local or on the town has changed in so many ways – especially with modern technology. The days of an “I’ll have a pint of your best” instruction to the landlord or landlady over the bar are becoming fewer and fewer, particularly with the presence...

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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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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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