1. 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…

  2. WBW Smash New Record for Rowcroft Will Week 2018

    WBW Solicitors have historically taken part in the Rowcroft ‘Make a Will Week’.  This year the Private Client team at WBW excelled themselves and helped to raise a new personal best for Rowcroft. Rowcroft Hospice are a wonderful charity committed to making every day the best day possible for people living with life-limiting illnesses across…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. Dealing with Contentious Probate

    The death of a loved one or family member is one of the most painful situations we have to deal with. So the last thing anyone wants at a time like this is a family row over the deceased’s property, money and possessions. When someone dies, you need to apply for a ‘grant of representation’…

  6. The importance of an accurate Will

    The number of people who have not drafted, not updated or have inaccurately drafted Wills is always startling as many consider it an essential element of planning for the future. Interestingly, this is just as evident with people holding huge fortunes as it is with those with a little less to manage. In one instance…

  7. Challenging a Will

    Contentious probate is not a term you may know unless you have been put into a scenario where you are involved in this process. It is essentially a dispute involving inheritance and Wills, the entitlement details or their validity. This can be a painfully emotional process for any family member after losing a loved one….