The Contract of Sale: A key document in the Conveyancing transaction

I have recently joined the Property team at Woodfines as a Paralegal and I have been encouraged to undertake numerous training opportunities. Part of my training has involved watching webinars, the most recent of which being a webinar outlining the importance of the Contract for Sale. The contract can be considered the most important document […]

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Are you considering selling your business?

There are many reasons why you may consider selling your business. You may have multiple locations/brands and want to concentrate on only certain aspects. You may want to start a new project. You may want to step into your well-earned retirement! Whatever the reason, you should begin planning your sale now. We recommend that you […]

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Guarantors in commercial property transactions

A Guarantor is defined as a “person or entity that agrees to be responsible for another’s debt or performance under a contract, if they fail to pay or perform.” Guarantors are generally seen in commercial property transactions including leases, purchases and development agreements. The use of a Guarantor in such transactions can prove equally beneficial […]

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Paralegal to Trainee: what to expect

In the legal industry it is becoming more and more common to see future solicitors starting out their legal career as paralegals. Whilst paralegal experience can be invaluable in building the key skills necessary for completing a training contract, the transition from paralegal to trainee solicitor is equally daunting as it is exciting. I was […]

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Contact and residence rights: a guide for grandparents

Having a grandchild is a joy and a privilege that many grandparents cherish above all else. But what if you are denied the right to see your grandchild? Contrary to what some may believe, grandparents in the UK have no automatic legal right to access their grandchild if their parents do not allow it. There […]

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Looking after your mental health whilst working from home

With the introduction of ‘Plan B’ Covid restrictions coming into force this week and many returning to working from home full time, it is important to make sure you are looking after your mental health as well as your physical health. You should keep in regular contact with your work colleagues and although many of […]

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