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And the winner is… Penderlaw Solicitors!

The team attending the Cornwall Law Society Awards from Penderlaw Solicitors standing outside Truro Cathedral where they won Small Firm of the Year

We were delighted to be awarded Small Firm of the Year and The Judges’ Award at the Cornwall Law Society Awards which took place on Friday 12th July. The annual awards ceremony is a glamourous black tie occasion, bringing together lawyers from all over the county. This year’s awards were presented by comedian Ed Rowe,…

What is a Flexible Will?

Lucy Wilton, a solicitor in our Wills, Trusts and Probate team talks about Flexible Wills – What they are, why you might choose one, and how they work. A Simple WillYou wouldn’t believe the number of people who contact us saying they would like to make a ‘Simple Will’. The reason most people make a…

A Guide to Boundary Disputes

The law around boundaries is not especially clear, so it’s unsurprising that this area can result in many lengthy, costly, and acrimonious legal battles in which people feel their neighbours have unjustly treated them. In this blog, Rachel Macwilliam, solicitor in our Disputes Team, outlines common causes of disputes, clarifies some misconceptions and outlines your…

Meet Demelza from our Property Team

Our friendly and knowledgeable team at Penderlaw Solicitors are at the heart of our firm, what we do and the service we provide. In the third of our Meet the Team series of blog posts we introduce Demelza Dunstan, a solicitor in our Property team.  Demelza joined Penderlaw in September 2016, prior to which she had…

Moving in Together: Your Legal Rights as a Cohabiting Couple

Amidst the thrill of moving in together and taking that next big step with your partner, it’s crucial to understand the legal implications of cohabitation in the UK. Unlike marriage or civil partnerships, cohabiting couples often find themselves in a legal grey area, with fewer protections and rights than they assumed. This is where a…

Do I need property searches as a cash buyer?

Chatting about interesting articles to put on our blog the other day, Demelza Dunstan, one of our Property Solicitors at Penderlaw remarked “If I had a pound for every time I was asked this question, I’d be a rich woman!” So, let’s explore the answer to the question of the moment – Do I need…

Guide to buying a second home in Cornwall

Going back to your Cornish roots? Over the years, we have found that a number of our property clients looking at buying a second home in Cornwall, actually originally come from Cornwall, or have family connections to the county.  Often, they have moved away to study or to work and settled in other parts of…

Meet Lucy Wilton, Solicitor at Penderlaw

Lucy Wilton

We’re proud of our team at Penderlaw Solicitors. Both knowledgeable and friendly, they are at the heart of our firm, what we do and the service we provide. In the second of our Meet the Team series of blog posts, we introduce Lucy Wilton (nee Duffin), from our Private Client team who deal with matters…

When do I need to update my Will?

A small girl with grandfather outside in spring nature, relaxing on the grass at sunset.

You may think that once you have made a Will that your affairs are in order, and you can forget about it.  To some extent that is true, for a period of time, but as your life changes, your Will should be updated to reflect these changes. Below, Jason Crocker, Solicitor in our Private Client…