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  1. Jackie Carslaw and Steve Bulman
    WBW Solicitors welcome Private Client Solicitor, Jackie Carslaw, to their Launceston Office

    WBW Solicitors are delighted to announce that Jacqueline Carslaw, a highly experienced solicitor has joined the firms Launceston office. Jackie joins the firm having previously worked at a well-known local law firm in Callington, Cornwall and brings over 5 years’ experience advising on private client matters. Jackie primarily assists with the drafting of Wills, lasting…

  2. Exeter High Street Shops Lease
    Options when your landlord breaches a commercial lease – by Thomas Lewis of WBW Solicitors

    Under a typical commercial lease, the landlord has fewer obligations than the tenant but they are significant: maintaining and insuring the building, providing services and not interfering with the tenant’s right to occupy.  Any breach could affect a commercial tenant’s business and cause problems for staff, customers and suppliers. ‘A commercial tenant’s main priority will…

  3. restrictive covenants
    Restrictive Covenants: A Short Guide For Homeowners – by Michael Setter of WBW Solicitors

    Restrictive Covenants impact so seldom on our lives that there needs to be a brief explanation as to what they are.  Most people happily get by without a mention of them until or unless they sell or buy their home when suddenly their Solicitors get very exercised about the existence of them or worse still…

  4. Construction Vehicle
    Claiming compensation for a construction accident involving a vehicle – by Therese Classon of WBW Solicitors

    Construction is a notoriously dangerous industry with Health and Safety Executive figures revealing that those working in this sector are more than four times as likely to be killed and 50 per cent more likely to suffer a non-fatal injury than the all-industry rates. Construction accident injuries can crop up in a variety of ways,…

  5. Indemnity Insurance
    A guide to Legal Indemnity Insurance on Property – by Louise Crockford of WBW Solicitors

    If your house sale is being held up by defects in the title to the property, or where works have been undertaken to the property without the required planning permission or building regulations approval, then you may be asked by the buyer to take out legal indemnity insurance. If approved by the buyer’s conveyancer, then…

  6. Spinal Injury
    Claiming compensation for a spinal injury – by Jane Couch of WBW Solicitors

    A spinal injury can have a devastating effect on your life, leaving you in both physical and psychological pain which can put you out of action for weeks, months or even years, while in more severe cases, you could be left with a permanent disability. Jane Couch, a Partner in the Personal Injury and Clinical…

  7. Darren Heard and Steve Bulman Newton Abbot
    Local Commercial and Residential Property Solicitor, Darren Heard, joins WBW’s Newton Abbot Office

    WBW Solicitors welcome Darren Heard, a Commercial and Residential Property Solicitor, to their head office in Newton Abbot, Devon. Darren joined the firm in November 2019 and undertakes all forms of commercial and residential conveyancing and property work. Darren qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in 2008 and subsequently as a Solicitor in 2018 after…

  8. Mervyn Williams - Motoring Offences Legal Expert
    Meet the Solicitor – Mervyn Williams – Motoring Offences Legal Expert

    Today we chat to Mervyn Williams, Senior Solicitor at WBW Solicitors who provides specialist advice to individuals on all aspects of criminal defence and motoring offences. Where do you live and what makes it special? I live in Torquay having moved there from Wolverhampton in 1975.  I love living by the sea and the area…

  9. Work Christmas Party
    Christmas Parties – The Legal Pitfalls – by Kerry Curd of WBW Solicitors

    When that time of year rolls around again and you need to start planning the office Christmas party, it’s understandable for employers to be concerned about the accompanying potential legal pitfalls. However, don’t forget that Christmas parties are a great opportunity to lift staff morale and give your employees a rewarding social occasion, so don’t…

  10. commercial contract payment terms
    Payment terms in your commercial contracts – by Laura Clarke of WBW Solicitors

    When you extend credit to a customer it is very easy to forget that it is the same as handing over cash. In order to preserve and protect the financial health of your business, it is vitally important to ensure that you regularly review and update your contractual terms with your customers, suppliers and contractors….

  11. Pay deduction orange purse
    Beware the pitfalls of deducting employees’ pay – by Kerry Curd of WBW Solicitors

    Employers often get caught out by thinking that they can simply deduct money from an employee’s next pay packet if they owe them money. However, the law surrounding the deduction of wages is not as clear what many employers might assume. Our Employment Department run through some of the common pitfalls below to ensure that…

  12. WBW Partners Laura Brutti and Susannah Bower
    Laura Brutti and Susannah Bower, both Tax and Trust Specialists, have been promoted to Partners at WBW

    WBW Solicitors are delighted to announce that Tax and Trust Specialists, Laura Brutti, and Susannah Bower, have been promoted to Partners at WBW. Laura joined the firm in March 2013, bringing a wealth of experience across a broad range of Tax advisory work having previously worked with a local firm and as a Specialist Tax…

  13. Laura and Victoria at Sidmouth Beach
    Two Partners at WBW, Laura Brutti and Victoria Smyth, move to the firm’s Sidmouth Office

    WBW Solicitors is pleased to announce that Laura Brutti, a Tax and Trust Partner, and Victoria Smyth, a Partner in the Private Client department, have moved to WBW’s office in Sidmouth. Laura, who joined the firm in March 2013, has extensive experience in preparing Estate & Trust accounts, Tax Returns, Investment Accounts and has a…

  14. Cancer Research UK Charity
    WBW Solicitors help to raise over £10million for Cancer Research UK

    South West law firm, WBW Solicitors, has received multiple awards from Cancer Research UK, in recognition of the amount of money the firm and its clients have raised for the charity. WBW Solicitors has been supporting Cancer Research UK’s Will scheme, for people aged 18 and over, since 1998. Since then, the firm and its…