Commercial News

Tim Manock joins Wilkinson Woodward's Commercial team

We're delighted to welcome solicitor Tim Manock to our Commercial team. After completing his law degree in Leeds, Tim began his legal career with a Leeds based law firm before joining Savage Crangle in the 1990s where he later became a partner. ...

James Bell is Back in Training for Charity Half Marathon

Commercial solicitor James Bell is back in training – this time to raise awareness of a charity that’s especially close to his heart. Team Verrico - which supports the fight against cancer and other lethal diseases – is...

Kevin Britton and James Bell join forces in charity ride

Conveyancing expert Kevin Britton and Commercial Law  specialist James Bell have teamed up for their latest lycra-clad charity challenge. The 2017 Appleyard Lees Velo is being sponsored by intellectual property law firm Appleyard Lees to raise...

James returns safe and well from Trek 26

Congratulations to commercial law specialist James Bell who has returned - battered, blistered but still in one piece – from his recent 26 mile trek in support of The Alzheimer’s Society. James, who is based at our Halifax office, took part...

Kevin limbers up for his latest cycle challenge

Conveyancing specialist and cycling maniac Kevin Britton is all set for his latest two-wheeled challenge - a monster 88 mile ride in support of the Sue Ryder charity. Kevin will join three fellow cyclists from Bradford Cycle Club for the full distance...

Quiz Raises Four Figures for Brain Tumour Charity

One thousand pounds was raised for a brain tumour charity by supporters from Calderdale and Kirklees who took part in our annual charity quiz last night. The event, which was supported by local businesses as well as our friends, families...

Our pick of fabulous summer events in Calderdale and Kirklees

With summer finally upon us, here's a sample of some of the brilliant events happening this summer across Calderdale and Kirklees. If you’re a fan of the illustrator Quentin Blake, there’s still time to see some of his works at The...

Join us at K9 Party in the Park on Sunday 2 July 2017

We're delighted to once again be sponsoring this year's RSPCA K9 Party in the Park at Heath Park, Halifax on Sunday 2 July. The event, which kicks off at 12 noon, attracts around 1500 people and their pooches for an afternoon with...

James Bell gets into training for marathon charity trek

Commercial law specialist James Bell is limbering up for his latest charity challenge - a 26 mile trek in support of The Alzheimer’s Society. James, who is based at our Halifax office, is taking part in Trek 26, a marathon distance...

Welcome to commercial specialist James Bell

We're delighted to welcome solicitor James Bell to our commercial team. After completing his law degree and LPC (Legal Practice Course) in Leeds, James began his legal career working on clinical negligence cases, before joining international law...

Autumn Statement 2016 spells more tax for buy to let landlords

Following the recent government changes which came into effect in April 2016 there is already an additional 3% stamp duty on the entire cost of a second or subsequent residential property. Further changes are set to take place which are likely to cause more...

Welcome to Hardev Kaur - the latest addition to our commerical team

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Hardev Kaur to our Commercial Team. Since qualifying as a solicitor in 2006, Hardev has worked in Leeds. During this time, she has gained experience in property and commercial law, including the sale and...

Serving notice on tenants in assured shorthold tenancies - changes take effect from 1 October 2015

On 1st October 2015 the Deregulation Act 2015 will introduce significant changes to the regime under section 21 Housing Act 1988 for serving notices on tenants in assured shorthold tenancies, with potential traps for unwary landlords. One of the aims of the...

Landlords - are you budgeting for loss of tax relief

Following the summer budget, many landlords are still coming to terms with the proposed changes in how rental income from property is taxed. The amount of income tax relief available to landlords on residential property borrowing (the main one being mortgage...

Business Rates Exemptions - Empty Non-Domestic Property

This business briefing sets out the exemptions from business rates for non-domestic properties. Business rates exemptions - empty non-domestic property This business briefing sets out the exemptions from business rates for non-domestic properties. Retail...

Business May Benefit from Changes to Planning Law

Changes to planning laws have increased permitted development rights in relation to business premises and the re-use of existing buildings. Changes to planning laws: business briefing This business briefing sets out the recent changes to the planning laws...