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Frequently Asked Questions – Divorce
How long will my divorce it take? The average time to complete an undefended divorce is about 6 months. There will…
Stamp Duty Holiday

Stamp Duty Holiday

08/07/2020
The Chancellor announced today that residential property transactions costing up to £500,000 will be exempt from stamp duty land tax (SDLT) until…
Paying for care
An estimated £11bn per annum is spent by people funding their own care in the UK. However, less than 7%…
Co-habitation Rights and Advice
The last few months have certainly caused unwanted stress on couples living together, with many deciding to call it a…
LPA
What is a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA)?An LPA lets you (the ‘Donor’) appoint one or more people (the ‘Attorneys’)…
Things to consider when buying a new build house
COVID 19 has certainly bought some challenges to the new build team at WBW Solicitors. We have adapted to working…
COVID 19 – Rent Suspension Clause For Commercial Leases
We live in an interconnected world, where you can travel from England to Australia in just over 18.5 hrs! Before…
Why is my conveyancer asking me all of these questions?
Why is my conveyancer asking all of these questions?! Joanne Hayes residential property partner at WBW Solicitors explains our anti-money…
Avoiding Employment Law Pitfalls during  COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for employers to overcome. The number of legal and practical employment issues that…
Warning: “Gowmans” and the website “www․gowmans․co․uk”
29 May 2020 The website "www․gowmans․co․uk" is operating, which claims to be for a firm of solicitors called "Gowmans" What is the…