Latest News, Legal Updates and Blog

Welcome to www.vplaw.co.uk

VP News

Free Legal Advice in Sowton

Veitch Penny & The Family Law Co offering drop in surgery

Veitch Penny and The Family Law Company are teaming together to provide free drop in legal surgery at Fresha Cafe, Sowton on Tuesday 18 March, 22 April and 20 May 2014.

Help to Buy Scheme

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Alastair Dunnett of Veitch Penny gives his views on the Help to Buy Scheme and points that have not been mentioned in the publicity the Scheme has been given

Help to Buy Scheme

Alastair Dunnett of Veitch Penny gives his views on some points that have not been mentioned in the publicity the scheme has been given.

Attacked by an animal?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Attacked by an animal?

For many people a dog is a trusted family pet and it is hard to imagine that it could cause harm to anyone.  However, when a dog or another animal lashes out at someone, the consequences may be devasting, and sometimes even tragic. 

Problems with your Park Home?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Problems with your Park Home?

Dealing with a dispute as a Park Home owner may not be as simple as it seems.  Veitch Penny are able to help you with the complex issues including planning, contracts and buying and selling of your mobile home.

Is your child in the right seat?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Allow the use of wrong child car seat at your peril

Is your child in the right seat?

A child’s injuries could have been entirely or virtually entirely avoided or less severe if she had been secured in the correct child seat.  As a result in this instance -  the mother was ordered to pay a contribution to the child’s claim.

Good News! You can chose your own lawyer

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Freedom to chose own lawyer

Good News!  You can chose your own lawyer

The European Court of Justice have ruled that legal expenses insurers are no longer to stipulate which lawyer acts on your behalf.  You have the right to freedom of choice. 

‘Work for your Benefit’ Scheme does not breach of human rights

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Government back to the drawing board

The Government's Back to Work scheme has been found to be unlawful. 

Mobile Homes and Caravans

Author: Veitch Penny LLP

Are you having problems with your site owner or other residents?

Mobile Homes and Caravans

The Law in relation to Mobile Homes and Park Homes can be complex

Warning: Offering to help could find you at fault

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Lydia Stuart-Banks comments on recent court decision all householders should read

Warning:  Offering to help could find you at fault

The case of the Personal Representatives of the Estate of Cyric Biddick (deceased) v Mark Morecombe 2014 serves a warning to all.

Stamp Duty warning for buyers

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Be careful when assessing the contents of any property

Stamp Duty warning for buyers

The case of Gill Orsman –v- HMRC has dealt with the important question of apportionment of the money being paid by a buyer between the property itself and the contents.

Moving house?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Ever wondered what the process is of selling and buying your home?

Moving house?

Have you ever wondered what the process is when your solicitors take over the legal process of selling and buying your home? This article details the basic stages involved in moving house and will assist you in your move and remove some of the confusion that often surrounds the legal process. At Veitch Penny you can be ensured that you will receive a high quality service conducted by experienced and qualified conveyancers.

Buying a Park Home?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Make sure you get the right advice

Buying a Park Home?

While park home living is increasing in popularity in recent years it remains a new concept to many individuals just like with a traditional house it is recommended that the purchase of a park home is conducted via a Solicitor.

What happened to No Win No Fee?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

You still can make a claim

What happened to No Win No Fee?

We are sure you have seen the television adverts in the past advertising personal injury claims on a “no win no fee” and “100% compensation”. But, you may now be wondering why this has disappeared? What’s changed? Can you still claim?

A Care Worker? You can sleep on the job!

Author: Catherine Rosewell

The Employment Appeal Tribunal recently held that even if the Claimant was not actually required to work she was still carrying out “work that is paid for under a worker’s contract” under the National Minimum Wage Regulations being entitled to be paid Minimum Wage for all the time spent on “sleepovers” even though on the facts never actually needed to help service users during these “sleepovers”.

New research shows less than half of Employment Tribunal Claimants paid in full

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Claimants in Employment Tribunals missing out?

The Government Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have recently published a report showing how many Employment Tribunal awards are actually paid to Claimants.

Unfair Dismissal: Is it fair?

Author: Catherine Rosewell

Can the Employment Tribunal reconsider your employment status?

Unfair Dismissal: Is it fair?

Recent case considers whether an Employment Tribunal will find a dismissal is unfair. 

New Partners at Exeter Law Firm

Exeter and Crediton based law firm, Veitch Penny LLP, has appointed two new partners.

Veitch Penny Feedback & Reviews

Veitch Penny Feedback & Reviews

Veitch Penny Feedback & Reviews

Veitch Penny now accept feedback by Feefo. To find out what our clients have to say about us, simply click on the blue bar below ...

Click to show reviews from our customers...

Click to show reviews from our customers...

Approachable | Innovative | Practical