Monthly Archives: December 2015

rhw – Christmas & New Year Hours 2015/2016

rhw’s office will close for the Christmas break at 3.30pm on Wednesday 23rd December 2015 and will re-open for business at 9.00am on Monday 4th January 2016. We would like to take this opportunity to wish all our clients and contacts a Merry Christmas and a Happy & Prosperous 2016. Up to the 23rd December […]

rhw launch ‘LawExtra’ – Contentious Legal Referral Service

At rhw Solicitors, Guildford, we recognise many legal practices choose to focus their expertise on providing clients with non-contentious legal services. If you are one of those firms, LawExtra can improve your business. When clients require contentious legal services you will know the importance of directing them to the right place. In a competitive market […]

A ‘Game Changer’ in Land Law

The Supreme Court judgment last week in the dispute between high street giants Marks & Spencer (M&S) and their landlord BNP Paribas (BNP) is considered to be a key case for current land law in England and Wales. To summarise the essence of the case: M&S exercised a right to bring to an end (or […]

DIY Wills – Are they a false economy?

In a recent case the High Court was asked to determine the validity of a deceased person’s will[1].   During the trial the judge commented that the fact the will had been ‘homemade’ in itself gave raise to some suspicion as to its validity.  In the circumstances, the judge later declared the will valid; however, by […]