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Alina Habib’s Qualification Success

Alina Habib’s Qualification Success

We are delighted to announce that Alina Habib has taken up the role of solicitor in our Residential Conveyancing Department, having successfully completed her training contract with the firm and being officially admitted to the Roll of Solicitors. Alex Tait, Director...

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Wadsworths Christmas Cheer

Wadsworths Christmas Cheer

Our Shirley, Henley and Tamworth offices came together recently to kick off the festive season in style at our annual Christmas party! At Wadsworths, our commitment extends beyond legal expertise – it's about fostering meaningful connections, building a sense of...

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Probate Solicitor

Probate Solicitor

Wadsworths Solicitors are recruiting for a confident Probate Solicitor to work at our Shirley office.Are you an experienced Solicitor with at least 7 years PQE looking for a new challenge? Do you have a passion for serving private clients and providing exceptional...

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#InANutshell: What does a divorce lawyer do?

#InANutshell: What does a divorce lawyer do?

A divorce lawyer is a legal professional who specialises in handling divorce cases under the jurisdiction of England and Wales. They are trained to help individuals navigate the legal process of ending their marriage, and to represent their clients in court if...

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Residential Conveyancing Process Explained

Residential Conveyancing Process Explained

When buying a home, there’s so much to think about. With so many different steps and information to process, it can be daunting! Especially for first-time buyer, what you need to know is that the process of purchasing a home is not as difficult as it seems. With the...

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Congratulations to Sarah Jayne

Congratulations to Sarah Jayne

We are so unbelievably proud of Sarah-Jayne Bucknall who has officially qualified as a SOLICITOR! Joining the firm in 2020 as a paralegal, Sarah-Jayne quickly became an integral part of our team and was offered a training contract in April 2021. It has been an honour...

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Introducing our new Business Manager

Introducing our new Business Manager

Wadsworths Solicitors are delighted to announce that Victoria Hicks has been named as the firm’s Business Manager, assisting the Board of Directors with the day-to-day running of the firm Since Victoria joined the family-run firm in 2017, first as a marketing...

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Snowdon Climb for The Giles Trust

Snowdon Climb for The Giles Trust

This weekend we sent Victoria Hicks, our Regional Marketing Manager, up a mountain to raise funds for The Giles' Trust Brain Tumour Charity based in Birmingham. She and her son raised £620 between them climbing Snowdon, with the group as a whole raising nearly £7k....

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Richard’s Leap of Faith!

Richard’s Leap of Faith!

We are immensely, superbly, SPECTACULARLY proud of our Head of Private Client Team, Richard Dundee, after he completed a skydive on Sunday, raising funds for The Giles' Trust Brain Tumour Charity!! Karen Jones representing the charity commented; "Thank you so much to...

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What does a Conveyancer do?

What does a Conveyancer do?

What does a Conveyancer do? When the time comes for you to buy or sell a property, there are many different elements to the transaction that are required to make it happen.  Some of these things will require expert, additional help and you will need to employ the...

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What Do I Need To Make A Will?

What Do I Need To Make A Will?

What do I need to make a will? Making a will can be difficult, especially if you're not prepared, knowing what you need to make a will can help considerably.  Thinking about how you can help the ones you care for most after you have gone can be quite a positive and...

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Wadsworths’ Scoop Midlands Service Excellence Award

Wadsworths’ Scoop Midlands Service Excellence Award

It was cause for celebration recently, as we were named the "Family Business of the Year 2022" at the Midlands Service Excellence Awards which took place on 17th March 2022 at Voco St Johns in Solihull.  The award recognises "a family-owned business that demonstrates...

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A smoother path to divorce from April 2022

A smoother path to divorce from April 2022

Once you have decided that your marriage is over and you have taken the first step towards divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership, most people would like to be able to complete the formalities as quickly and smoothly as possible. However, the historic laws of...

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Intestacy Lessons from the Rich and Famous

Intestacy Lessons from the Rich and Famous

While celebrities often have many professional advisors who look after their business affairs, like many ordinary people they sometimes do not get around to making a will and setting out their particular wishes. ‘When you die without a will, predetermined laws of...

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What exactly IS Litigation?

What exactly IS Litigation?

What exactly is Litigation? Litigation is one of those legal phrases that most people are aware of but non-legal people would probably struggle to explain.  This is because that it can be a complex process depending on the nature of the case.  Put simply, Litigation...

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Warwick Solicitors, High Sheriffs & History

Warwick Solicitors, High Sheriffs & History

Warwick Solicitors, High Sheriffs & History  Warwick Solicitors, High Sheriffs & history, the town of Warwick is world-famous for so many reasons.  Its rich history shows the impact that it has had on so many elements of local and national events...

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Planning to win the Lottery?  Time for a Will…

Planning to win the Lottery? Time for a Will…

I probably won't win the lottery......but what if I did? Countless hours spent dreaming about how I would spend my newfound fortune, how many bedrooms my luxury yacht would have and which supercar I would buy. Hours, maybe even days, considering what is almost...

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Can we finalise our divorce before the house is sold?

Can we finalise our divorce before the house is sold?

For the majority of people, their most significant asset is the family home. So, it is not surprising that when it comes to dealing with the financial consequences surrounding divorce, questions about what will happen to the matrimonial home are usually top of the...

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Do we need to formalise our separation?

Do we need to formalise our separation?

Do we need to formalise our separation?If you are coming out of a relationship - whether you were cohabiting, married or in a civil partnership - you may be asking if you need to formalise that separation. A separation agreement is a formal contract which can be...

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Where there’s a Will, there’s a way!

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way!

Where there's a Will, there's a way! Wadsworths' Warwick Office has donated £500 to a local charity which supports children with terminal and life-limiting illnesses. Wadsworths presented Molly Olly’s Wishes with the donation representing a percentage of every Will...

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Pension sharing in a divorce settlement

Pension sharing in a divorce settlement

Pension sharing in a divorce settlement When couples separate and divorce, part of that process will involve dividing the assets from the marriage and creating two households out of one. ‘Dividing up cash, savings and the family home are relatively straightforward,’...

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Charity Donation to Royal Star & Garter

Charity Donation to Royal Star & Garter

We are so incredibly proud to have presented the veterans’ charity, Royal Star & Garter, with a cheque for £1,000 recently. We pledged to donate £20 for every new conveyancing matter, the legal side of buying or selling a property, opened during the month of March...

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Gemma Dempsey Announced as Director

Gemma Dempsey Announced as Director

Wadsworths Solicitors are delighted to announce that Gemma Dempsey has joined the Board of Directors, alongside John Wadsworth, Alexandra Tait and Michael Wadsworth. Gemma joined our family-run firm in 2004 as a conveyancing secretary. Over the years she worked her...

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Covid-19 Update January 2021

Covid-19 Update January 2021

As the country’s third lockdown commences, we wanted to update you with the actions we are taking to protect our staff and clients, whilst maintaining the consistent and reliable high-quality legal services we are known for. Unless and until government advice changes,...

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Wadsworths Solicitors Opening Office in Tamworth

Wadsworths Solicitors Opening Office in Tamworth

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE: Family-run law firm Wadsworths Solicitors has announced the opening of a new office in Tamworth to satisfy high demand from new and repeat clients. The new office on Church Street opened for business on 5 October and offers a range of family...

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Welcoming Richard as our Head of Private Client

Welcoming Richard as our Head of Private Client

We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Richard Dundee who is joining Wadsworths as our new Head of Private Client across all four offices. Predominantly based at our Warwick Office, he'll also be seeing clients at our Henley-in-Arden Office on request. Richard...

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Welcoming Louise to our Family Law Team

Welcoming Louise to our Family Law Team

We are absolutely thrilled to welcome Louise Dawson to our growing Warwick Team! Prior to joining Wadsworths, Louise gained experience working at several firms in the West Midlands and since qualifying as a Solicitor, has specialised in all aspects of Family Law....

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Congratulations to Hannah as she Qualifies as a Solicitor

Congratulations to Hannah as she Qualifies as a Solicitor

We are delighted to announce that Hannah Halden has taken up the role of solicitor in our Dispute Resolution Department, having successfully completed her training contract with the firm and being officially admitted to the Roll of Solicitors on 15 July 2020! We are...

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Welcoming Sarah-Jayne to our Commercial Property Team

Welcoming Sarah-Jayne to our Commercial Property Team

Wadsworths are excited to announce the arrival of Paralegal, Sarah-Jayne Bucknall! Sarah-Jayne graduated with a law degree from the University of Law in 2019, completing her LPC LLM this year. Whilst completing her degree, she participated in various pro-bono...

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Welcoming Sara to our Wills and LPA Team!

Welcoming Sara to our Wills and LPA Team!

Wadsworths are excited to announce the arrival of new solicitor Sara Atkinson! Sara is a Law and Business graduate who qualified as a Solicitor in 2007, having gained her Legal Practice Certificate from the College of Law in Birmingham. She has experience in several...

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Who would manage your business if you suddenly couldn’t!?

Who would manage your business if you suddenly couldn’t!?

Have you EVER considered what would happen to your business if you were suddenly unable to manage it yourself? WHO would be legally entitled and able to manage the day to day running of your business should you lose mental capacity? Business Lasting Powers of Attorney...

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C&W in Business Article, May 2020

C&W in Business Article, May 2020

Wadsworths Solicitors is a well-respected, community-minded law firm based in Solihull. Building on its successful 33-year history and an enviable reputation, this year has seen the company grow its family tree by adding two new offices. In February 2020, the firm...

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Wadsworths Solicitors Acquire Top Warwick-Based Law Firm

Wadsworths Solicitors Acquire Top Warwick-Based Law Firm

Wadsworths Solicitors are proud to announce its acquisition of Warwick-based Duncan Watts Family Lawyers. The tie-up between the two firms came into effect on 3 April 2020. Like Wadsworths, the niche family law firm has had over 30 years of success. The addition of...

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DUNCAN WATTS

DUNCAN WATTS

Duncan Watts Family Lawyers are based in the beautiful town of Warwick - they joined Wadsworths Solicitors in April 2020. The firms philosophy is to run a specialist practice dealing exclusively with Divorce, Financial Remedy and Children issues, offering a range of...

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Lockdown Statement

Lockdown Statement

Following the announcement last night regarding the ‘lockdown’ of the country due to coronavirus we are posting to make you aware of changes to our working practices. We, as a business, are remaining open, with a skeleton staff of just 6 present in the office,...

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Corona Virus Update…

Corona Virus Update…

As the current Corona Virus situation unfolds, we wanted to take a moment to update you with the action we’re taking to protect our staff, clients and friends, whilst still maintaining the consistent and reliable high-quality legal services we are known for. Unless...

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Wadsworths Solicitors Arrive in Henley-in-Arden

Wadsworths Solicitors Arrive in Henley-in-Arden

Wadsworths are delighted to announce we have now opened our second office in the beautiful town of Henley-in-Arden to meet growing demand for our services. We have been based in Shirley since we were established in October 1986 and now boast thousands of satisfied...

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New Addition to the Roll of Solicitors

New Addition to the Roll of Solicitors

Wadsworths Solicitors are delighted to announce that Farina Saddique has taken up a new role as a solicitor in their Dispute Resolution Department, having successfully completed her training contract with the firm and being admitted to the Roll of Solicitors. Alex...

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Henley in Arden Solicitors

Henley in Arden Solicitors

We are delighted to be opening a second office of Wadsworths Solicitors in Henley in Arden to meet growing demand for our services. The office, due to open in February 2020, will be located at 129 High Street and will see an expansion of our existing areas of law...

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Wadsworths support TeddyRose with cash donation

Wadsworths support TeddyRose with cash donation

The TeddyRose Foundation were thrilled to receive a cheque recently for £1,500 from Wadsworths Solicitors. The firm donated £20 for every new conveyancing matter, the legal side of buying or selling a property, opened during the month of July together with a further...

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New Director for Wadsworths!

New Director for Wadsworths!

We are delighted to announce that Michael Wadsworth has joined the Wadsworths Board of Directors, alongside John Wadsworth and Alexandra Tait. Michael, known as Mike, joined the firm in 2002 and now heads up Wadsworths’ Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney Department....

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Lockdown Statement

Wadsworths Approved as an ABS

Wadsworths Solicitors are proud to announce that they have been approved as an Alternative Business Structure (ABS) by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). We have proved our suitability for the change following an intense assessment period over recent months....

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Wadsworths back local special needs school with £4k pledge

Wadsworths back local special needs school with £4k pledge

We're proud to announce our five-year commitment to Reynalds Cross School by funding the refurbishment and thus adopting the “Rainbows Classroom” which includes the installation of a new computer and touchscreen smartboard. Reynalds Cross School caters for pupils aged...

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Wadsworths Dive for Charity!

Wadsworths Dive for Charity!

Wadsworths Solicitors’ Probate Assistant, Lily Franklin, will be swapping probate for a parachute on Saturday 25th May as she takes on an exciting challenge for a local charity. Lily will be jumping from a plane 10,000 feet up in the air as she undertakes a tandem...

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Wadsworths Recognised as Top 100 Business

Wadsworths Recognised as Top 100 Business

Wadsworths Solicitors has been named as one of the UK’s top ‘Small Biz 100’ by Small Business Saturday. Wadsworths has been selected as a trail-blazer in the official count-down to Small Business Saturday, which takes place across the UK on 1 December 2018. The...

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Wadsworths; Helping you Find a Resolution!

Wadsworths; Helping you Find a Resolution!

We’re proud to announce that Wadsworths’ Family Department are now all members of the national organisation Resolution. Members of resolution are family specialists who follow the Resolution code of practice, so clients can be confident that they will receive advice...

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Vital funds raised for Breast Cancer Haven

Vital funds raised for Breast Cancer Haven

Wadsworths Solicitors have provided a breast cancer charity with a boost – by donating money raised from their Will writing service. The firm donated £5 from each Will written during November to Shirley-based Breast Cancer Haven. Their efforts amounted to a total of...

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Solihull Moors Sponsorship

Solihull Moors Sponsorship

Wadsworths Solicitors are delighted to announce their sponsorship of Solihull Moors Football Club for the 2017/2018 season. John Wadsworth had this to say... "Wadsworths Solicitors are delighted and proud to be sponsoring Solihull Moors for this coming season. At...

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