BREATHING ROOM

Our Head of Property, Thom Wilkinson, is a member of the Law Society’s Conveyancing and Land Law Committee, and his article, ‘Breathing Room’, which deals with the extended opening hours of the CHAPS payment system, was included in the June edition of Property in Practice magazine.  The magazine is only available to members of the [...]

By | August 15th, 2016|Latest|0 Comments

RESIDENTIAL CONVEYANCING ROUNDTABLE

Michelle Goodrum recently attended a residential conveyancing roundtable at the Law Society to discuss issues such as market conditions, different models of conveyancing, the role of technology in conveyancing and institutions shaping the conveyancing process.  The roundtable is featured in the Law Society Gazette:- Click Here for the article.

By | August 15th, 2016|Latest|0 Comments

SDLT RATES ON 2nd HOMES

In the 2015 Autumn Statement the government announced changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rates on second homes and buy-to-let properties. From 1 April 2016 when purchasing an additional home, an additional 3% SDLT surcharge is payable, resulting in the following rates: How is the standard rate of SDLT payable: Since 2014, a tiered [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|Latest|0 Comments

NEW FACES AT MWW

Thom Wilkinson We are pleased to announce that from 1st April 2016 Thom Wilkinson has joined MW&W as head of our Property Law department. Click here for more. Ali Granville We are also very happy to also welcome a new Trainee Solicitor to the firm, Ali Granville. Click here for more.

By | April 11th, 2016|Latest, News/Blog|0 Comments

HELPFUL GUIDES

We know from experience that receiving the best advice early in any proceedings can often save not only time, but also considerable cost.  It is our role as Solicitors to provide our clients with this advice in a clear and understandable manner to assist with their decision-making process.  In order to help achieve this we [...]

By | April 1st, 2015|Latest|0 Comments

NEW PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENT

The partners are delighted to announce Jeremy Pow’s promotion to partner at MW&W.  Jeremy qualified with the firm in September 2010 and has since become a valued member of our Property Law department.   We very much look forward to him joining the partnership in April 2015.

By | February 9th, 2015|Latest|0 Comments

NEW CONSULTANTS

The partners of Monro Wright & Wasbrough LLP are delighted to announce that Peter Stork and Bruce Coles, partners of Stork & Coles, will be joining Monro Wright & Wasbrough LLP as consultants  on 1st October 2014.  Their present firm, Stork & Coles, will cease to practise on 30th September 2014 and Monro Wright & [...]

By | September 18th, 2014|Latest|0 Comments

NEW TAX ON COMPANY-OWNED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY – revised 11/15

The Finance Act of 2012 introduced a number of changes to the way in which high value residential property is taxed. The legislation is designed to discourage buyers from buying and holding residential property using corporate entities in order to avoid the payment of Stamp Duty Land Tax on future sale and, in the case [...]

By | June 18th, 2014|Latest|0 Comments

GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS: AVOIDING THE EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL

Despite the implementation of new rules which mean that employees have to pay a fee when they issue proceedings in the Employment Tribunal, it is likely that there will continue to be a significant number of claims against companies following the dismissal of employees. The threat, or indeed the reality, of an employment claim [...]

By | November 19th, 2013|Latest|0 Comments

CHANCEL REPAIR LIABILITY – A CONTINUING HEADACHE

This is a headache which started in 855 AD when King Ethelwulf, the father of King Alfred, granted to the church the right to receive taxes or “tithes”. Some medicine has recently been prescribed but, sad to say, the pain still persists. In 2003 the unfortunate Andrew and Gail Wallbank lost an action in the [...]

By | October 4th, 2013|Latest|0 Comments