The Supreme Court has today handed down its judgment in CN v Poole Borough Council, in which Lord Edward Faulks QC, Paul Stagg and Katie Ayres of 1 Chancery Lane represented the council, on the instructions of Rob Hams.
On Friday 24th May Wansbroughs took part in the Wiltshire Golf Day for Julia's House Children's Hospice.
Testamentary freedom is the concept that you can, within your Will, leave your wealth to whomever you wish - whether by outright provision or by placing assets into a trust. The recent case of Cowan v Foreman reaffirmed the English Court’s commitment to upholding testamentary freedom wherever possible, by rejecting Mrs Cowan’s application to receive her inheritance in the form of outright legacies instead of through the trusts set up by Mr Cowan’s Will.
New legislation designed to ban landlords and letting agents from charging certain fees to tenants comes into force on 1 June 2019 and landlords need to be aware of the changes to avoid falling foul of the rules.
Wansbroughs Solicitors are delighted to announce that, from 1 May 2019 Sarah Alexander from the Residential Property team and Kathryn Smith Cowap and Jennifer Vooght, both from the Private Client team, have been promoted to Partners in the firm.
Brexit - Get Real! With the political situation and process so unclear many people have asked what the legal position will be following Brexit coming into being. Many have thought that EU Law will disappear but that is simply not the case.