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The Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the case of Fearn & Others v The Board of Trustees of the Tate Gallery. This long running dispute concerns a debate between the Tate Modern gallery and its residential neighbours, due to the location of the Tate's public viewing platform and provides guidance for legal professionals on what can and cannot be classified as a ‘nuisance’. More...

Gina Hughes, a paralegal in our Swansea office, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Best Conveyancing Paralegal category of the National Paralegal Awards. More...

A couple who own a leasehold flat are looking to renovate the place and, make some changes to an old outhouse in the garden. However, there are three other flat owners who also own a share of the freehold who may not agree with the change. What is the best way of dealing with this? Find out below. More...

Making structural changes to a flat can often be more complicated that undertaking similar work to a privately-owned home.

We were contacted by a couple who are in the process of buying a ground floor flat and want to find out if they will be able to extend the property. More...

 

Howells has a conveyancing department in each of our six South Wales offices. Every year we complete the sale and purchase of thousands of residential properties both here in Wales and in England. Our experienced and multi-award winning conveyancing teams place us as one of the best in the UK.

Communicating with and working on behalf of buyers and sellers, meeting deadlines, liaising with estate agents, mortgage providers and government organisations to ensure our clients complete their transactions ensures that our conveyancing departments are always kept busy.

To maintain an efficient and effective conveyancing process, we employ legal assistants who work with solicitors and licenced conveyancers to work as a team of individuals cases.

Bethan Rees and Jerry Honeyball are two legal assistants based in our Cardiff office. They very kindly took some time out to talk to us about a day in the life of a legal assistant. 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