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Here in the UK, the vast majority of property is bought using the traditional process of viewings with an estate agent, making an offer and then going through the conveyancing procedure with a solicitor. 

However, around 1.3% of all property sold in the UK is done so through auction. * But how does this process differ from regular residential conveyancing? One of our conveyancing solicitors explains the basics here. More...


When a person or company buys a business, it’s important to remember that they’re taking over responsibility for, and obligations to, the people that make up that business, as well as the brand and bricks and mortar. 

The law surrounding the transfer of businesses (or ‘undertakings’) in relation to human resources is geared toward strengthening the rights of these employees. These regulations, which came into effect in their original form in 1981, are known as TUPE, and today Howells Solicitors examines them from the perspective of the buying company. 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 (
  2. Our contact email address in case of a complaint under the ODR regulation – Andrea Coombes