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  • Rebecca Gunn - Residential Conveyancing
    Why make a Will?
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      Why make a will?   You spend your lifetime carefully managing your money and building up your estate but imagine if on your death it is all given to someone you never intended to inherit it and potentially leaving out your loved ones.   Without  a Will, your assets will be shared according to… Learn more

  • Left out of a Will?
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    Leaving someone out of a Will may be a deliberate choice, but can also be due to changes in circumstances since a Will was written, or be the consequence of a mistake in how the Will was drafted.  Those who are named in a Will are known as Beneficiaries, and in the majority of Wills… Learn more

  • Douglas Wemyss - Commercial Property
    Client Interview – Right to Buy Property
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    When Ashic decided to buy his council property via the ‘Right to Buy’ scheme, he chose to use residential conveyancing experts Edward Hands & Lewis Solicitors.  Having used them before, he expected the transaction to be smooth and simple.  Here he describes the process, working with Ramnish Sharma from EHL: Q: What made you decide… Learn more

  • Douglas Wemyss - Commercial Property
    Client Interview – Taking Away the Pressure
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    When Mrs Sira and her husband were buying their first house, they chose to use conveyancing experts Edward Hands & Lewis Solicitors.  Here, Mrs Sira describes the process working with Ramnish Sharma at EHL: Q: Why did you need a lawyer? A: We were buying our first house. Q: Why did you choose Edward Hands… Learn more

  • Tuseef Rashid - Commercial Property
    Client Interview – ‘Reliability to Me is Gold’
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    Bill spends part of the year in Canada, so when it comes to selling his properties in England, he values a service which is reliable alongside working with people that he can trust.  Here, he describes what it was like working with Tuseef Rashid on his last two house sales: Tuseef has sold a couple… Learn more

  • Sarah Summers - Residential Conveyancing
    Client Interview – Peace of mind when selling my house
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    When Chris needed to sell a house, he contacted several law firms for his conveyancing. Sarah Hailes at EHL Solicitors in Melbourne stood out as being quick to respond and caring the most about delivering good service, so Chris chose to work with her. Here, he explains why he’s kept using Sarah for conveyancing ever… Learn more

  • Tuseef Rashid - Commercial Property
    Client Interview – Dealing with multiple property purchases
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      Syed Kazmi is a residential property landlord who deals with multiple property purchases at any one time.  Here, he explains why he always uses Edward Hands and Lewis for all of his property transactions. Q: What did you need a lawyer? A: I’m a landlord and regularly deal with a number of property purchases. Q:… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Client Interview – Helping Audrey who faced being evicted
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      When Audrey’s long term partner passed away without a Will, she was left facing eviction from her home and accused of trespassing.  Here, she explains how Family Law Solicitor Lori Harley helped her when no-one else seemed able to: Q: What did you need a solicitor for? A: The situation I found myself in… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    What is a Codicil and when is one needed?
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              A Codicil is a testamentary document similar to a Will which amends a previously executed one. It supplements a Will either adding to, amending or revoking part of it. There is a small fee for a Codicil which saves costs in redrafting a new Will, if this is not necessary…. Learn more

  • Leanne Hathaway - Tax and Trusts
    What do references to “children” mean in Wills and trusts?
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    A seemingly simple question, surely, what does “children” mean?  People often make gifts in Wills and trusts to their own children, to the children of relatives or friends, or to other individuals whose status depends on parentage. Some gifts refer to a beneficiary by name, for example, “I give £10,000 to my son Edward Hands”…. Learn more

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