1. WBW Case Study: Compensation for man left with serious injuries following a motorbike accident

    Our personal injury department negotiated a settlement for a motorcyclist after a collision caused by a careless driver. Mr Wall from Exeter was riding his motorbike in Exeter when a car driver to his left suddenly changed lanes directly into his path giving him no opportunity to take avoiding action. Mr Wall hit the back…

  2. Private Client Team Support Local Animal Charity

    WBW Solicitor’s Private Client department are delighted to have teamed up with local animal rescue charity, Animals in Distress, to offer their supporters 10% off writing a Will. Charities nationwide rely on the generosity of the public, one form of which can be to leave a gift within their Will, known as a legacy. We…

  3. Lasting Powers of Attorney – Why it’s vital to use a professional

    The need for professional advice when making and registering Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) has never been more important. Many people may have seen the recent comments by retired senior judge, Denzil Lush, which hit the headlines earlier in the week. There are many sad instances of when a LPA has been put in place…

  4. Employment tribunal fees ruled ‘unlawful’

    The Supreme Court has declared that the legislation that introduced Employment Tribunal fees is unlawful and must be quashed. Employment Tribunal Fees (tribunal fees) of up to £1,200 were introduced four years ago and had the effect of reducing claims issued in the Employment Tribunal by up to 70%. Unison, the public sector trade union,…

  5. Staff Profile: Emma Davey

    Here at WBW we value every one of our team members. Each member of staff has their own stories, motivations and reasons why they enjoy working for WBW. So we’ve decided to post a series of questions and answers with a staff member from one of our 6 offices. Today we talk to Emma Davey,…

  6. WBW in the Top 150 Businesses in Devon and Cornwall 2017

    We are pleased to announce that WBW Solicitors have been shortlisted in this year’s Top 150 Businesses in Devon and Cornwall, complied by the Western Morning News. The list is created on an annual basis and is ranked by the number of employees within an organisation. The data is taken from Companies House approximately 6-12…

  7. WBW Solicitors sponsor Ashburton Cricket Club

    WBW Solicitors are very proud to be supporting Ashburton Cricket Club for the first time this year. We are extremely happy to be associated with a club that is so focused on its future and growing to be such an integral part of the community. Ashburton First XI team are having a fantastic season, it…

  8. Deborah Ogle Retires After Almost 30 Years in the Legal Industry

    Deborah Ogle is to retire from WBW Solicitors on the 28th June 2017, after almost 30 years in the legal industry. Deborah joined Silverthorne Colthorpe in 1995, having qualified as a solicitor in 1987 after attending the University of Kent at Canterbury. She was made a partner in 1997 and joined WBW as a partner…

  9. Staff Profile: Suzy Seaby

    Here at WBW we value every one of our team members. Each member of staff has their own stories, motivations and reasons why they enjoy working for WBW. So we’ve decided to post a series of questions and answers with a staff member from one of our 6 offices. Today we talk to Suzy Seaby, Conveyancer, in…

  10. WBW Proudly Sponsor the Contemporary Craft Festival

    WBW Solicitors are delighted to be main sponsors of the exciting, vibrant and prestigious Contemporary Craft Festival, held in Bovey Tracey. The Contemporary Craft Festival was founded in 2003 and is a non-profit making company, they celebrated their 10th year in 2013. The event has grown from 4,000 to nearly 10,000 visitors since it started…

  11. General Election 2017: What changes can be expected in Health and Social Care from the main parties?

    It has been universally presented in the media that NHS and social care services are in a state of crisis – they are underfunded and need is continuing to grow on a background of our nation living longer. As we approach another General Election, the main parties have published their manifestos with proposals for this…

  12. Tracey Smashes London Marathon Target

    Tracey Granger from our Private Client team recently ran the 2017 London Marathon to raise money for Heart Research UK. Tracey and her partner both ran this year’s marathon, not only did Tracey raise a huge amount for charity but she also set a new personal best, finishing with a time of 4.06.41. Whilst running…

  13. WBW Team Wins National Professional Administrative Day Award

    The WBW Cashiers Department has been awarded an accolade by Property Search Group (PSG). On the 26th April, PSG, celebrated administrative professionals from across the country by hosting a ‘National Administrative Professionals Day’. A day in which companies can celebrate all those in roles who ensure their departments run smoothly. The cashiers department were nominated…

  14. WBW Supports Disadvantaged and Disabled Children in Torbay

    We are delighted to announce that WBW Solicitors will continue to support the fantastic work that Circus Starr provide to families across the UK. Circus Starr is an independent, charitable organisation that supports disadvantaged and disabled children in their communities. It provides new opportunities for children and their families to enjoy the spectacle of live…