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FAQs About Residential Conveyancing: I’m buying a house with my partner. How do I protect my investment?

In the fourth mini blog in the series of FAQs about Residential Conveyancing, Jessica Castella, Solicitor in our Bath office, explains how best to protect your investment when buying property with a partner. The fastest growing family type is the cohabiting couple. Now, more than ever, couples are deciding to live together before they get…

Mogers Drewett proud to sponsor Wells Food Festival

We are thrilled to announce that we will be sponsoring the ‘Wells Food Festival’ which takes place on Sunday 13 October at the Market Square in Wells. The Food Festival celebrates local food and drink with over 150 artisan producers from Somerset.  Tom Chiffers, new lead Partner in the Wells office, says “I am really…

FAQs About Residential Conveyancing: What is the Help to Buy Equity Loan and am I eligible?

In the third mini blog in this series of FAQs about Residential Conveyancing, Debra Morley, Associate Chartered Legal Executive in our Wells office, answers questions about the Help to Buy Equity Loan. What is it? The Help to Buy Equity Loan is a Government scheme which helps first time buyers and existing homeowners buy newly built homes…

Mogers Drewett to talk about Later Life Planning at Frome’s Festival of Living and Dying

We are delighted to announce that we will be at ‘Pushing up the Daisies’, Frome’s Festival of Living and Dying, on Saturday 12 October at Christ Church in Frome. Facing our own mortality and thinking about what might happen in the future is something that many of us would rather avoid. Even though physical and…

Legal 500 Announces Mogers Drewett Solicitor Jonathan Cheal in 2020 Hall of Fame

Leading South West-based legal firm, Mogers Drewett today announces Agricultural law specialist, Jonathan Cheal’s entry into the prestigious Legal 500 2020 Hall of Fame. Recognising solicitors who are at the pinnacle of their profession, the Legal 500 is responsible for analysing the capabilities of law firms across the globe. UK criteria for the Hall of…

FAQs About Residential Conveyancing: I am thinking about buying my first home.  What do I need to do next?

In the second mini blog in this series of FAQs about Residential Conveyancing, Debra Morley, Associate Chartered Legal Executive in our Wells office, explains what to think about when you are a first time buyer. Maybe you have found a property, been saving your deposit or are simply ready to search the market for the…

FAQs About Residential Conveyancing: What should I consider when choosing a Conveyancer?

In the first mini blog in this series of FAQs about Residential Conveyancing, Jessica Castella explains what to consider when hiring a solicitor. Instructing a solicitor early on in the process will give you a significant advantage when agreeing a sale because you will be in a good position to get matters moving quickly. Conveyancing…

FAQs About Estate Admin – I have been left out of my father’s Will – what can I do?

  In this fourth mini blog in the series of FAQs about Estate Administration, Luke Watson, Contentious Probate expert in our Dispute Resolution team, explains what your options are when you have been left out of your parents’ Will. In many other European countries, there are detailed rules which force parents to leave a fixed…

Agriculture Solicitor Jonathan Cheal recognised by CLA

  Photo: David Kenyon (L) , Chairman of CLA Somerset Branch, and Jonathan Cheal (R).   Jonathan Cheal, Agriculture Solicitor in our Wells office, has been recognised by the Country Land & Business Association (CLA) on the occasion of his standing down as Somerset Branch President. At the CLA Somerset AGM on 3 September Jonathan…

FAQs About Estate Planning – Who can apply for probate if there is no Will?

In this third mini blog in the series of FAQs about Estate Administration, Kat King explains who will deal with your estate if you die without a Will in place. When someone dies without making a Will, or their Will is invalid for any reason, they die ‘intestate’. This means they die without appointing Personal…