Resolving Disputes News

No-fault evictions to be abolished in England

The Government has announced proposals to prevent tenants from being "uprooted by their landlord with little notice". Under current legislation, Section 21 notices allow landlords to evict tenants without a reason and with as little as eight...

Farewell to Susan Woolford who retires this month

This month we bid a fond farewell to one of our most experienced legal professionals, Susan Woolford, who is retiring after almost four decades of service to the local community. Susan began her life-long career with Wilkinson Woodward as an Assistant...

Possession order to eviction in under nine weeks

According to statistics from the Ministry of Justice , in the spring of 2016 the average time between starting a claim for a possession order and getting the order enforced by the Court bailiff ranged from 40 to 45 weeks.  If you are a...

Sue Woolford marks 35 years at Wilkinson Woodward

This Spring our civil litigation specialist Sue Woolford marks thirty five years of service at Wilkinson Woodward. Halifax born and bred Sue joined Wilkinson Woodward & Ludlam - as it was then - in 1980, when, at the tender age of 21, she took on the...

Success in the Court of Appeal

We’re delighted to report successful representation of clients in the Court of Appeal this month. The case concerned the governance of a member’s club : who were the properly elected officials, whether any officials had money from the club in...