Nick Achieves Career Milestone

Nick Achieves Career Milestone

Life Planning Solicitor, Nick Clarke, this month celebrates 30 years of qualification as a Solicitor, an impressive achievement. Nick joined Guest Walker in 2021 and is a valued member of the team and highly regarded by both colleagues and clients alike. Nick’s...
Spring Budget 2024 Summary and Tax Year Changes

Spring Budget 2024 Summary and Tax Year Changes

Our experienced and friendly Property and Life Planning teams have reviewed the recent Spring Budget and provide the below summary: Property Stamp Duty Land Tax: First Time Buyers’ Relief for nominee purchasers From 6 March 2024, the rules for claiming First-Time...
Video Will Witnessing Law Ends

Video Will Witnessing Law Ends

The temporary legislation allowing video witnessing of Wills has come to an end. Remote Witnessing The amendment to the Wills Act 1837 was put in place during the national lockdowns. It allowed the signing of Wills to be witnessed online using video links such as...
Wills Update: Changes Ahead?

Wills Update: Changes Ahead?

The Law Commission are revisiting various aspects of their 2017 Wills Consultation, with a closing date for submissions of 8th December 2023. The law governing Wills largely stems from the Wills Act of 1837 some 200 years ago – is it high time for an update, or “if it...
Expansion of our Life Planning Team

Expansion of our Life Planning Team

We have recently appointed senior solicitor, Sue Hanley, to our fast-growing Life Planning department. Sue, who began her legal career almost 30 years ago in Norwich, brings with her a wealth of expertise in Probate, Wills, Powers of Attorney and Estate Planning and...
York Pavement Licence Renewals

York Pavement Licence Renewals

Any pub, café, shop or restaurant with outside chairs and tables which is located in York can only operate these outside areas with a Pavement Licence issued by City of York Council. The deadline for the next annual renewal was 1st October and we understand that there...