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When purchasing a property, there is a lot to learn about your new home before you sign on the dotted line and hand over your hard-earned cash. 

Your appointed residential conveyancing solicitors will run several essential property searches and possibly some recommended additional checks too, but what are these searches? 

Here we provide you with basic explanations of the most common searches. More...

 

When a couple decide to divorce, one of the major concerns/disputes is financial assets. Here we consider inheritance and whether an individual would be entitled after a divorce. More...

What a Night at the Cardiff Life Awards!

We were delighted to attend the Cardiff Life Awards last week and spend an enjoyable evening in the company of many of Cardiff’s leading businesses celebrating the successes achieved during the past year.

The variety and quality of the companies and individuals in attendance really demonstrated the strength of our city and why it is one of the most popular places to live and work in the UK.

We were very proud to have been shortlisted as finalists in two categories, Legal & Financial and Property. More...

 

Claire Davis, partner in our Private Client Department and Director of Solicitors for the Elderly, was asked to provide her expert opinion regarding the Government’s proposed rise of probate fees.

Contributing to articles published in The Daily Mail and This Is Money, Claire argues that the price hikes in the fees for applications for grants of probate are very unfair and a form of ‘stealth tax’ imposed by the Government. More...

 

Congratulations on starting your property journey! Whether you’re buying or selling, if you would like to ensure there are no delays to the conveyancing process, it is essential to forward all the appropriate information onto your residential conveyancing solicitor as soon as possible. More...

With effect from 15th February 2015 EU Regulations on Consumer Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) allow consumers who bought our services online to submit their complaint via an online complaint portal.

We are required under the regulations to provide our clients the following information:-
  1. Link to the ODR platform - please follow the following link for further information (http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr).
  2. Our contact email address in case of a complaint under the ODR regulation – Andrea Coombes andrea.c@howellslegal.com