What does my Conveyancer do?

Sue Taylor, Associate Conveyancer and Conveyancing Manager at WSP Solicitors Stroud

A typical house purchase will take approximately 6–10 weeks. Your Conveyancer’s job is to give you all the information you need to assist with the legal process. We will communicate with the other parties’ Conveyancer. As well as your lender, mortgage broker and estate agent on your behalf. We’ll keep everyone involved, updated. You may […]

Section 47 and The Rise in Social Services Interventions

Fiona Thornton Children Solicitor Gloucester

The rise of Child Protection Plans and Section 47 Investigations In November 2018 the BBC reported on the rise of Child Protection Plans and Section 47 Investigations into Children at risk from harm. Stories such as these appear in the headlines intermittently, raising awareness for a period of time, before the next big social issue […]

WSP creates two new Associate Solicitors within the firm

Associate Solicitors Lisa Walton and Kirstie Carr

It is with great pleasure that WSP Solicitors announce the promotion of Kirstie Carr and Lisa Walton, from Solicitor to Associate Solicitor. Kirstie Carr Kirstie Carr qualified as a solicitor in 2004, and joined WSP Solicitors in June 2016. She works within the Private Client team in the Dursley office, advising on Wills, powers of […]

What happens to my Bitcoins when I die?

Carole Haestier Wills, Trusts and Probate Solicitor Stroud

In this digital age, more and more people are purchasing digital assets which often includes virtual currencies like Bitcoin. It is no surprise then that the question, ‘what happens to my Bitcoins when I die?’ arises more and more often. So, how do you go about leaving your digital assets in your Will? How do […]

How to get divorced – A survivor’s guide

Kristie Rhodes Family Solicitor Gloucester

How to get divorced Coming to terms with the breakdown of your marriage can be upsetting, emotional and stressful. Separating from your spouse is a very significant life event so when you are ready to commence divorce proceedings we can help to make it as straight forward as possible. Start by reading our survivor’s guide […]

Governing Documents

Shelley Bonney, Commercial Solicitor at WSP Solicitors

Part of the starting a business series If you decide to change your business structure or take on one or more partners or shareholders then you need a written partnership agreement or a shareholders agreement. These governing documents are set to regulate your relationship with your fellow business partners and help protect you and your business […]

How to choose the right Business Structure

Shelley Bonney, Commercial Solicitor at WSP Solicitors

Part of the starting a business series When starting out in business there are various different ways you can choose to structure your business. The most likely Business Structure that you may opt for is either a sole trader, a partnership or a company. The decision really depends upon your circumstances and what is right […]

How to choose a Business Name

Shelley Bonney, Commercial Solicitor at WSP Solicitors

Part of the starting a business series Choosing the right business name is important, but it is not as easy as it sounds. Here are a few practical and strategic things to consider when making this all important decision. Below we discuss the rules relating to names used by companies and LLPs.   A good […]

WSP Art In The City

WSP Art In The City

WSP Art In The City Saturday 14th July saw the WSP Art In The City live outdoor painting competition, held in the city of Gloucester. This culminated in an awards ceremony held that evening in the grounds of Kings School. The awards and competition are part of SoMAC, a festival which celebrates creativity inspired by […]

What should I do if I have an accident on holiday?

Lisa Walton Personal Injury Solicitor Stroud

Our top tips for what to do if you have an accident on holiday If you are unlucky enough to have an accident on holiday, the last thing on your mind is going to be pursuing a personal injury claim. When we’re enjoying ourselves and relaxing with family and friends either here in the UK […]