Key Stages of Conveyancing for Buyers and Sellers

Posted by admin on February 11th, 2019

If you are a nervous first-time buyer or even an experienced old hand, the Conveyancing process can be a little bewildering. This is why we’ve listed below just a few of the key steps everybody will need to take in […]

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DWS Legal Amongst Top Solicitors for Property Matters

Posted by admin on November 9th, 2018

DWS Legal Amongst Top Solicitors for Property Matters DWS Legal have been named among the Top 3 Solicitors for Residential and Commercial Property matters within the city of Leicester, recognised for the hard work, dedication and expertise our legal professionals […]

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Good News for Shared Ownership Properties According to Recent Stamp Duty Changes

Posted by admin on October 30th, 2018

With the changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax announced in the 2018 Autumn Budget, there has never been a better time to get on the property ladder. Buyers of Shared Ownership properties valued at under £500,000 are now exempt from […]

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The Implications Of A Landlord’s Failure To Protect A Tenant’s Deposit

Posted by admin on July 12th, 2018

Many landlords choose to serve a “Section 21 Notice” as a route to evict a tenant from residential lettings. The reason is because the landlord is not required to establish any prescribed grounds under Schedule 2 of the Housing Legislation […]

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The Importance of Clarity in Contracts

Posted by admin on March 21st, 2018

Do your business contracts say what you intend them to mean? ‘Of course they do’ you say to yourself…..But do they?……Think again. All too often we see businesses becoming  embroiled in disputes and litigation that could have been easily avoided […]

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Late Registration of A Charge at Companies House

Posted by admin on March 6th, 2018

DWS Legal has expertise in making successful applications to register Legal Charges or Debentures that have been filed at Companies House out of time. We receive instructions from Law Firms and Financial Institutions from across the country and are well […]

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Prime Minister unveils her environment plan – with more 5p charges

Posted by admin on January 11th, 2018

The Prime Minister Theresa May recently made a speech laying out her environmental plans for the next couple of years. The plan extends over a 25 year period to the ultimate aim of getting rid of all ‘avoidable’ plastic. Among […]

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What is pension sharing and how it works?

Posted by admin on January 8th, 2018

Pension sharing is described as the way the pension pot is divided between two partners during a dissolution of a civil partnership or marriage. Going through a split or separation can be a very emotional and stressful time. Dividing assets can add […]

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The New GDPR and how you can prepare today

Posted by admin on January 5th, 2018

What is the GDPR? The general data protection regulations or otherwise known as GDPR are a new set of laws that will come into force on May 25th 2018. The law is an update on the traditional data protection act and […]

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Smart Motorways and its impact on business

Posted by admin on December 31st, 2017

In the next few months many of the motorways across England will be updated to new ‘smart motorways’. Alongside the fines and points – you could be fined up to £100 and earn three penalty points on your licence – the potential […]

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