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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…

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…

Lasting Power of Attorney – The Basics

LPAs – The BasicsA Lasting Power of Attorney (“LPA”) is a legal document that appoints an attorney or attorneys to make certain decisions on your behalf.  There are two types of LPA; one covers decisions in relation to your Health and Welfare and the other covers decisions in relation to your Property and Financial Affairs.  …

Probate – What you need to know.

Dealing with Probate when you have recently lost a loved one can be emotionally draining as well as time consuming at a time when you are least able to deal with it.  There’s a fair amount of legal jargon associated with it, which can be confusing, and the tax regulations can be daunting too. So,…

Leasehold Reforms in King’s Speech

Claire Gummow, Chartered Legal Executive at Penderlaw Solicitors, outlines the leasehold reforms due to be announced in this week’s King’s Speech. The government has confirmed that the forthcoming King’s Speech will contain a bill to phase out some types of leasehold. In a recent post on X, formerly known as twitter, housing minister, Rachel Mclean…

Penderlaw compete in Cornwall’s Pretty Muddy 5k

On Saturday 20th May, some brave members of the team at Penderlaw took part in the Pretty Muddy 5k challenge to raise money for Cancer Research UK which took place at the Stithians Showground. The weather was perfect for it and the team thoroughly enjoyed the event. Alice Vage from the Wills, Trusts & Probate…