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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...
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...
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...
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...
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 from December 31 that will change with...
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...