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    Consent to lease assignment: quick guide for commercial landlords – by Matthew Scott-Tucker of WBW Solicitors

    A sensible landlord will take great care when picking an initial tenant and should exercise the same caution when deciding whether that tenant should be allowed to assign their lease to someone else.  The difficulty with an assignment is that the circumstances in which consent can be refused are restricted by law, making it crucial…

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    Claiming compensation if you are hit by a drunk driver – by Andrew Wendon of WBW Solicitors

    More than 9,000 people are killed or injured on Britain’s roads every year according to the latest Department for Transport statistics – with 620 accidents involving drink-drivers reported in South West England alone. Driving while over the legal alcohol limit, currently 35 micrograms of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath in England, Wales and Northern…

  3. Divorce Finance Sell Business
    Will I have to sell my business for my divorce? – by Fiona Yellowlees of WBW Solicitors

    Divorcing couples or civil partners who have not made plans to protect their business interests through a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement could find the intervention of the court particularly devastating when it comes to reaching a financial settlement, as Fiona Yellowlees, a Partner in the Family Law Department at WBW Solicitors in Exeter and Sidmouth,…

  4. Staff Profile: Thomas Lewis

    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. Today we talk to Thomas Lewis. Tom specialises in Dispute Resolution and Litigation and is based out of our Exeter office.  Whereabouts do you live and what…

  5. Sarah Summers
    Litigator Joins WBW Solicitors

    Law firm WBW Solicitors has recruited Sarah Summers as a Chartered Legal Executive. Sarah joins the dispute resolution team from Porter Dodson. Sarah deals with all aspects of litigation and dispute resolution on behalf of individual and corporate clients. Justin Osborne, partner and head of dispute resolution at WBW Solicitors, comments “I am delighted to…

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    Law firms merge to grow offering in Exeter and East Devon

    Two of the oldest and most established legal firms in Devon are to merge in November.  WBW, who have offices in Newton Abbot, Exeter, Bovey Tracey, Torquay, Paignton and Launceston are to merge with Ford Simey who have offices in Exeter, Exmouth, Sidmouth and Honiton. Announcing the merger, the Managing Partner of WBW – Steve…

  7. Madeleine Mason to run London Marathon for Mind

    Madeleine Mason from our Exeter office is bravely running the London Marathon on Sunday for mental health charity, Mind. This year is set to be one of the hottest London marathons on record with temperatures in London expecting to hit over 20 degrees. Not a race for the faint hearted at the best of times…

  8. WBW Solicitors and Charles Stanley support Exeter City Korfball Club

    WBW Solicitors and Charles Stanley support Exeter City Korfball Club, who in turn support Ugandan youth football. Korfball is a mixed-team ball sport that brings together aspects of netball, handball and basketball. The Exeter Korfball Club (ECKC) has been running since 2003 and now fields two teams in the South West Korfball League. Exeter City…