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  1. Increase in Probate Fees – by Lucy Steven and Chris Hill of WBW

    Probate Fee Changes – The Legal Aspect The Government has recently announced plans to introduce a new fee structure for Probate fees.  These changes are due to take effect from April 2019, although an exact date is yet to be confirmed pending approval from MPs. For estates valued at over £5,000 in England and Wales,…

  2. Tracey Pearce, Partner at WBW, moves to Bovey Tracey

    Tracey Pearce, a Partner in the Property Department, has now moved from our Newton Abbot office to join our team in Bovey Tracey. Tracey joined WBW Solicitors in 1986 and was made a Partner in 1989, at the age of 27. She has extensive experience in both residential and commercial conveyancing which she combines with…

  3. John Whiting & Co to close and move to WBW Solicitors

    John Whiting & Co of Launceston is set to close its doors on Friday 31st August 2018. John Whiting set up John Whiting & Co Solicitors in Camelford in 1983 after 10 years’ experience, both in private practice and in local government. The firm then moved to Launceston in 1995, only a few doors down…

  4. Launceston Office Marks Recent Retirements & New Appointments

    The WBW Launceston office recently marked the retirements of James de Ferrars, and Rodney Luxton. Both James and Rodney are well known in the local agricultural community. Rodney joined predecessor firm Peter Peter & Sons as an office junior in 1977, working subsequently in the cashiers team and then studying for his accounting technician qualification…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. Stephen Toft joins the team in Bovey Tracey!

    WBW Solicitors has a new face in its Bovey Tracey office – private client advisor Stephen Toft. Stephen, who has more than 30 years experience in the fields of wills, probate and estate planning, previously worked for WBW Solicitors in the firm’s Torquay office. He joined WBW in 2012 having worked within the local area…