Where there’s a Will…

  The start of a new year traditionally brings hope of a fresh start and better times. With 2024 expected to be another year of political and economic uncertainty, planning for the future and preparing for the unexpected has never been more important. Katie Love is a Lawyer and Associate in the Private Client team…

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Safeguard Your Future

A report by the Alzheimer’s Society revealed that it is projected that over 1 million people in the UK will be suffering with dementia by 2025. This means it is now more important than ever to ensure that that we plan for a time when we may no longer have the mental capacity to make…

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A Day in the Life of a Trainee Solicitor

a day in the life

  Each day as a trainee solicitor at RDP Law is stimulating and engaging, and no day is ever truly the same. However, a day in the life might look something like this. 8:30AM Upon my arrival at the office, my first port of call is always to check my emails. I will also check…

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A Fresh Start for 2023

The start of a new year traditionally brings hope of a fresh start and better times. With 2023 expected to be another year of uncertainty, planning for the future and preparing for the unexpected has never been more important. Katie Love, an Associate at RDP Law and an Affiliate of the Society for Trust and…

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A New Dawn for Renewable Energy

renewable energy

Renewable energy – keeping on trend Renewable energy schemes have become an increasingly “on trend” subject for landowners and the agricultural community since the start of the Ukrainian crisis, with media reporting that it could herald a “new dawn” for renewable energy in Western Europe. We are seeing a substantial increase in schemes across the…

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Trust Registration Service

trust registration

Who does it affect? Rules were introduced on 6 October 2020 extending the scope of trust registration with TRS to all UK express trusts and some non-UK trusts regardless of whether the trust pays tax. Trusts that may be required to register on the TRS are: a) All UK express trusts, whenever established with no…

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Further Extension to Residential Tenancy Notice Periods in Wales

The extended six month notice period that residential landlords are required to give tenants to commence possession proceedings has been further extended by the Welsh Government. The extended notice period was due to end on 31 December 2021, but has been further extended to 24 March 2022. As a result, landlords with properties in Wales…

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COP26

As COP26 takes place in Glasgow with world leaders coming together to discuss how our nations can reduce the impact of climate change, Hannah Curtis, in our Family Team, looks at how we can make the provision of legal services to you environmentally friendly. 1. Electronic Documents Whether you’re buying or selling your house, involved…

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Why Agricultural Shows Matter

As the sun soon rises on the annual Usk Show, we talk about why agricultural shows matter to our farming and rural clients, to us at RDP Law, and to the wider agricultural community. This Saturday 11 September, almost 20,000 people will attend the Usk Show for 2021. It is of course excitement that is…

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What to do when someone dies

We know how difficult it is to lose a loved one and understand that dealing with their estate can be a difficult and an often daunting task. Our probate team addresses some of the common questions… Q1. A loved one has died. What do I do next? A. Following the death of a loved one…

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