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October 13, 2017
multiple new build houses

The UK Housing crisis

The UK Housing crisis This article has been published in response to the report on BBC news on 5th October 2017 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-41519353/housing-crisis-bbc-finds-families-in-disused-pub It has been widely […]
October 9, 2017

Ryanair – Fight or Flight? Your route to compensation

Ryanair – Flight or Fight? Your route to compensation.   As the weather turns colder and nights turn darker it’s certainly a sign that the holiday […]
October 5, 2017

Proposed increase in sentences for animal cruelty offences

Proposed increase in sentences available for animal cruelty offences The government is planning to introduce legislation which will increase the maximum custodial sentence for offences under […]
October 3, 2017

The Justice Gap – Vulnerable Defendants, Autism and the Courts

With Section 28 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 at the brink of partial implementation, the topic surrounding the protection of Vulnerable Witnesses […]
September 27, 2017

Uber – Where did it go wrong?

Uber has been dominating the papers this week with Transport for London denying Uber a new licence to operate on London streets. The decision has split […]
September 20, 2017

LIAR?

Liar, ITV’s new 6-part drama, is gripping the nation, with people already reaching conclusions as to whether Laura, played by the actress Joanne Froggatt (better known […]
June 6, 2017
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Free Community Law Service

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May 19, 2017
A couple of members from Watson Woodhouse at My Sisters Place birthday party

Happy Birthday to My Sisters Place

Watson Woodhouse had a great night supporting My Sisters Place Birthday in the Barn event which raised a fabulous £5500!! This money goes directly back into […]
May 5, 2017
A row of new build houses as they are the ones affected by the Leasehold trap

The leasehold property trap

As widely reported in the national media, we now have a leasehold property crisis, where new homeowners are finding themselves “trapped” with unsellable houses. This is […]
May 5, 2017
dark coloured car speeding on a road

New Speeding Penalties come into force

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, s.89(1) Effective from: 24 April 2017 Steps 1 and 2 – Determining the offence seriousness The starting point applies to all offenders […]
April 21, 2017
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Office in Harrogate

Watson Woodhouse are pleased to announce the opening of their new office in Harrogate Watson Woodhouse Solicitors continue their expansion with the opening of a new […]
April 21, 2017
8 members from the charity Arch holding certificates in the Watson Woodhouse, York House office

Arch Training

Watson Woodhouse welcomes Charity for training day! This week we were pleased to welcome representatives from a fabulous charity – Arch. They held a training day […]