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Claphams Solicitors' Blog & News

The latest legal updates and announcements from Claphams Solicitors.

Are you too young to make a Will? Time to rethink

One of the common mistakes many people make when there is a mention of Wills is to shrug off the topic and claim that it is not an issue they need to think about - or at least not yet. However, excuses such as that they are far too young to write a Will or not yet wealthy enough to justify writing one at this stage in their lives are simply incorrect. 

Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal - Support families fleeing this devastating conflict

Leaving everything behind, people are fleeing conflict in Ukraine. They need shelter, food and water. You can support families fleeing this devastating conflict via leading UK charities such as

Can I pull out after putting in an offer for a house in Scotland?

Buying a property is a huge investment, not just financially but personally too. So before making an offer, it is important to be sure you can afford the home you are interested in and that it is the right property for you and your family. 

How long does conveyancing take?

Conveyancing is a complex part of all property transactions involving several essential steps. Delays are common at this stage. Although it is difficult to provide a precise time frame for your transaction, our Conveyancing Solicitors will give you a realistic expectation of how long it will take. 

We're hiring a Legal Secretary

At Claphams, we are currently looking for a full-time legal secretary with experience in executry, conveyancing and preferably private client work.

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