January 2017 Newsletter

Welcome to our January newsletter,

We hope you have all had an enjoyable and relaxing summer break. The team at Davenports West have returned refreshed and looking forward to another busy year.

With it being the start of the year we would like to remind you that now is a good time to sort out any legal matters that you may not have completed last year. It is important to make sure that your wills are up to date and any other matters that you may need our assistance with are tended to.

We hope you are all continuing to enjoy the summer whilst getting back into the swing of work and are looking forward to a productive year ahead.

We look forward to hearing from you.

The Directors


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