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If, like us, you’ve been following the government updates on the property market with bated breath, then you’ll know viewings are returning to normal and there will soon be changes to Land Transaction Tax/Stamp Duty. But, what exactly is changing and what does that mean for you?

We’ve summarised the updates for you below. More...

Our conveyancing departments were highly commended in the Direct Conveyancing Firm of the Year category at the LFS Conveyancing Awards that took place in Birmingham last week. More...

We were delighted to present at the ‘Meet the Experts – Calling all Home Buyers and Landlords’ event last week. More...

 

Amanda’s Story

 

Tell us a bit about your background, where did you grow up? 

I grew up in Cardiff with my family and then from about the age of 11 we all moved to the Valleys. I had the typical Valleys childhood from then on; those who grew up there will know what I’m talking about. I am a very family orientated person, I always say friends and family first, and you could say that is my motto.

I would always take long breaks as a young adult. I’ve backpacked across Greece, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. I even worked as a Silver Service waitress on a cruise ship and carried out some seasonal work in Guernsey behind a bar and a kiosk. So, you could say that I am well-travelled. More...

 

Claudia’s Story

I first started studying law when I was in high school, and I always had a fascination with crime documentaries growing up, so I decided a degree in criminology was the best option for me.

While I was studying my degree, I realised that my main interests always came back to law so, after my degree, I completed the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), followed by the Postgraduate Degree in Legal Practice (LPC). I then secured a training contract at a local Cardiff firm and two years later I’ve just started my new position at Howells as a qualified Solicitor. 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