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    Problems entering a neighbour’s land to repair property – by Jenny Kemp of WBW Solicitors

    There are many reasons you might need access to your neighbour’s land to repair or maintain your property and it can be difficult to know what to do if your request for access is refused. The general rule is that to go onto someone else’s property you need their permission, but there are exceptions that…

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    Dealing with restrictive covenants on land – by Thomas Lewis of WBW Solicitors

    Successful property developers have a good eye for a promising opportunity but they must also navigate the complexities of legal restrictions on how land may be used.  What looks like a perfect site could be subject to restrictive covenants that could stop a development in its tracks. What are restrictive covenants? ‘Restrictive covenants can be…

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    WBW Solicitors welcome Dispute Resolution expert, Stephanie Wintle, to our Torquay Office

    WBW Solicitors are pleased to announce a new member to our Dispute Resolution department, Stephanie Wintle, who joins our busy Torquay Office. Stephanie is a Chartered Legal Executive and specialises in all forms of civil litigation. Stephanie qualified from a large national practice in January 2018 and joined WBW Solicitors in late August of this…

  4. Insurance Disputes Upset Worker
    Resolving a Business Insurance Dispute – by Jenny Kemp of WBW Solicitors

    When fire engulfed the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, people from across the globe rushed to pledge money to help fund the repair costs.  It was a staggering show of generosity that will almost certainly see this iconic French cathedral restored to glory and will secure its future for generations to come. Such an outpouring…

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    More duties for landlords introduced by the Tenant Fees Act 2019 – by Thomas Lewis of WBW Solicitors

    Hot on the heels of changes in relation to stamp duty land tax, from 1 June landlords face another set of new rules under the Tenant Fees Act 2019.  This includes obligations relating to deposits, charges and membership of client money protection schemes. There are some transitional provisions which mean that in some circumstances the…

  6. Lending Money Friends Family
    Top tips for lending money to friends or family by Portia Woodhouse of WBW Solicitors

    Lending money to friends and family can be a difficult situation to be in. Needless to say, lending of this nature involves emotion, commitment, and trust. It’s difficult to say no especially when help is needed and you are capable of providing financial support. Deciding whether to help a friend or family member can be…