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rhw expand Family Team

rhw are delighted to welcome two new solicitors to the Firm. Bethany Rickerby and Clive Hogan have now added their considerable talents and skill-sets to rhw’s well regarded Family Team. If you would like to know more about our Family Team, or need some legal advice on any area of Family Law or Divorce please check […]


That’s your lot! Now get back to work…

You can tell it is early September. The skies are clearing nicely, the humidity is about perfect and it’s wall-to-wall sunshine outside. All your child-free friends are streaming out of the country for their own holidays and you can watch what you want on TV without having to navigate a slightly grumpy teenager permanently slumped […]


Dispute Resolution Strategies for Business

Disputes. You can try your best to avoid conflict in your life but at some stage you will find yourself at odds with someone or something in your personal or business life. It can take the form of a dispute with a neighbour, a bad meal, purchased item or a problem with an outstanding invoice. […]


Forfeiture in Property – A Users Guide

At some point landlords might have the misfortune of their tenant falling into rent arrears and this often leaves landlords unsure of their rights, while at the same time wanting to ensure that they continue to receive rental income. What can a landlord do about a defaulting tenant? This blog considers one of the rights […]


Digital Accounts of the Deceased – A Change in Approach?

Many of us would have already come across or received notifications from ‘ghost’ accounts (where someone has died but their online account is still open) on one social media platform or another. It can be a little disconcerting and sometime distressing to receive a message reminding you of the birthday for someone who is no […]


Disputes. How rhw can help resolve them.

Dispute Resolution, what’s that about then? That’s a question we get asked a lot. It is certainly one of the less easily defined parts of legal work rhw get involved with. We can usually provide a typical example of the sort of ‘matter’ we would expect to handle in, for example, Family Law or Wills […]


Collaborative Law – A Good Divorce

rhw are now able to offer the “collaborative” method of resolving family law disputes.  This method is focused on the parties needs and resolving the dispute in the most amicable way possible, with the parties taking an active part in the process. What is collaborative law?  Both parties have their own solicitor but are committed […]


rhw make £2,700.00 contribution to Surrey Law Centre

rhw’s Samantha Jago presented a cheque for the sum of £2,708.96 to the Access to Justice Foundation at the end of the recent Guildford Legal Walk. The money will be used to support the Surrey Law Centre, based in Guildford. This will help ensure that the most vulnerable in society continue to have access to legal […]


rhw Listed in 8 Best Surrey Business Blogs 2018

We are delighted to announce that rhw have been listed in the the Surrey top 8 Business Blogs 2018.  We always promote blogging and social media use as invaluable tools for Law Firms to reach out to the business community and the community overall. This Award means a lot to us! Read on here for […]


It’s not Fair! (know your rights!)

At a local village fair this last weekend I witnessed something that I promised my wife I would write about as it just did not seem ‘fair’ – highly ironic in terms of the venue. A private stall owner had been approached by representatives of the local church (also stall holders but non-paying, it appeared). […]