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Updates & Information To Help You

Welcome to our News & Resources page. Here you can find legal updates, frequently asked questions (FAQs), blogs, articles written by our lawyers designed to help you, and other information from our team.

Legal Articles - Written By Our Lawyers

Our solicitors have written legal articles on a handful of subjects across all of our areas of practice, that we hope you will find useful. We update our Legal Articles page with helpful information and tips on a regular basis.

For more information on any of issues covered in our articles, please contact us on 01483 744900 or at

You can also visit our Services page for details of our areas of practice.

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The importance of updating or creating your will when going through a divorce

Posted on 18th November 2018 by Sarah Chikhaoui in Family Law, Wills, Trusts & Probate

If you are separating or going through the process of divorce it is important that you arrange your affairs to reflect your changing circumstances. This would include updating your will.

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What does ‘Residence Nil Rate Band’ mean?

Posted on 23rd October 2018 by Sarah Chikhaoui in Wills, Trusts & Probate


The so-called Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) is a recent but potentially very valuable allowance for Inheritance Tax (IHT).

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W Davies Golf Day 2017

Posted on 21st September 2017 by Andrew Cohen in Events

The W.Davies Golf Day was played, as is traditional, over the Guildford Golf Club on Merrow Downs.

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W Davies Golf Day 2016

Posted on 16th September 2016 by Andrew Cohen in Events

The W Davies Golf Day took place on Merrow Downs, at the Guildford Golf Club on 16th September 2016.

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7 top tips for entering into a new commercial lease

Posted on 3rd October 2017 by Raymond James in Commercial & Company, Commercial Property

Making the decision to grow or move your business is a big step and one that can be filled with both wanted and unwanted consequences.

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Homebuyers at risk of email fraud – how to protect yourself when buying property

Posted on 8th August 2017 by Maureen Ross in Property

Howard Mollett’s life savings of £67,000 were stolen, when fraudsters hacked into emails sent between him and his conveyancing solicitor. Continue reading

10 Things to do in Woking

Posted on 20th February 2017 by Andrew Cohen in General

W Davies Solicitors have been supporting the community of Woking, Surrey and the surrounding area since 1909.

We’re delighted to present our very own infographic for things to do in Woking:

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How to protect your property from fraud

Posted on 3rd February 2017 by Mary Groves in Property

There have been a number of high profile cases in the Courts recently concerning property frauds where fraudsters posing as the owners of empty properties have succeeded in “selling” the property Continue reading

Frequently Asked Questions: Wills

Posted on 28th November 2016 by Lisa Fay in Wills, Trusts & Probate

Our Wills specialist Lisa Fay gets asked questions about wills on a daily basis.

Here, we’ve summarised some of the most popular questions for you.

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The myth of the quickie divorce: How long does divorce really take?

Posted on 27th November 2016 by June Reid in Family Law

You often read in the press that some celebrity has been granted a “quickie divorce”.

This is a myth.

There is no such thing as a “quickie divorce” granted in seconds.

In order to obtain a divorce in England, there is a set procedure to follow:

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