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  • 6 February 2019
    Increased fees for bereaved relatives

    Once again, bereaved relatives dealing with the death of a loved one are faced with a proposed increase to Probate fees from April 2019. The fees are imposed by the Probate Registry and not by solicit… Read more

  • 1 February 2019
    Preparing to sell your property

    Here are some of the things you need to consider to get your property ready to sell.. 1. Building Works If you’ve carried out any building works, you will need to disclose the nature of the work… Read more

  • 1 February 2019
    Indemnity insurance for property owners

    We have previously written to advise to home owners preparing for sale. As mentioned, the key is to keep full and complete documentation and, in particular, in relation to works done to a property. … Read more

  • 30 January 2019
    Assured Shorthold Tenancy Update

    Are you a residential landlord, with tenants under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy?Do you have any tenants with an AST from before 1st October 2015? If so, did you know that the law changed on 1st Oct… Read more

  • 15 January 2019
    Christmas happiness with Boxes of Hope

    The Boxes of Hope, Cumbria shoebox campaign has reached its conclusion with the annual distribution trip to give the boxes to under privileged children in Romania. 9,363 fun filled boxes were collecte… Read more

  • 3 January 2019
    Thinking of furnishing your home in the January sales?

    Traditionally the New Year Sales were a time when people would be tempted to buy a new kitchen, fitted wardrobes or sofas, but with sales seeming to be on all year round now, there is perhaps less of … Read more

  • 20 November 2018
    Long Residential Leases - beware of Section 146!

    Section 146 Notices (notices served under Section 146 Law of Property Act 1925) are used by Landlords to warn their tenant that they are in breach of the terms of their lease and that they must remed… Read more

  • 2 November 2018
    THW honoured by Cancer Research UK

    THOMSON HAYTON WINKLEY SOLICITORS HONOURED FOR HELPING TO SECURE VITAL FUNDS FOR CANCER RESEARCH UK Pictured, L to R: Nicola Steadman, Helen Soutar (CRUK), Simon Theobald, Kathryn Hughes, Sarah Playf… Read more

  • 24 September 2018
    Boxes of Hope

    Our solicitor Nicola Steadman has been involved with Boxes of Hope, Cumbria for a number of years now. This year, she is heading back to Romania to hand out the shoeboxes and see the progress that ha… Read more

  • 20 September 2018
    What is a flying freehold?

    Not a flying saucer or a flying elephant, but a flying freehold! If you are buying a house, particularly a period property, you might be told by your Solicitor that the property has a flying freeho… Read more

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