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HM Land Registry begins accepting e-signatures

By the Property Team Land Registry have started accepting digital signatures on conveyancing documents, however, witnesses also need to be present. Simon Hayes, chief executive and chief land registrar at the HM Land Registry, has said: “What we have done today is...

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Stamp Duty Land Tax Holiday

By David Williams, Director & Head of Property In an attempt to boost the housing market following the lockdown, the government has raised the stamp duty (SDLT) threshold in England and Wales to £500,000.00 until March 31st 2021. This will result in significant...

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Matrimonial Law

Our Matrimonial Law team works digitally to deliver a faster efficient service to our clients by Louise Martin. Family law can sometimes seem archaic and out of date. However, with the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 on the horizon, change is afoot,...

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Now is the time to make your Will

At Onions & Davies, we have had a number of situations arise recently that stress the importance of having a valid Will in place. One of these involved a lady who had been looked after by her “daughter” for a number of years. The rest of her family (brothers...

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Witnessing a Will during the Covid-19 pandemic

By Samantha Downs, Private Client Solicitor I’m fairly certain that almost everyone knows that for a Will to be valid, you need to have at least two witnesses, and when signing, the testator (the person making the Will) and the witnesses all have to be present and...

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What Our Team Have Learned From Lockdown

Covid-19 seemingly came out of nowhere and has altered all our lives beyond recognition. The emotional, physical, mental and financial impact can be tough, and we would like to share some positive, human reflection from our staff members on what they have learned...

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