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Locally Recommended
for generations - Est. 1814

For over 200 years Beviss & Beckingsale Solicitors â€‹has been serving the legal needs of our local community and building a solid reputation as trusted advisers. We are proud to serve successive generations of many local families, whose continued instructions and recommendations are an endorsement of our services.

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legal advice

Whatever your situation, you can rest assured that Beviss & Beckingsale Solicitors will provide legal advice which is relevant and proportionate to your needs. We will take the time to understand your position and your requirements so that we can deliver a solution which is right for you.

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Client Experience

Proud winners of the Client Experience category at the 2019 Devon & Somerset Law Society Legal Awards

What We Do

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Meet The Team

At Beviss & Beckingsale Solicitors, our experienced team of lawyers, all specialists in their respective areas, will give you all the legal advice you will need. From personal affairs to business matters, we are here to help.


News & Insights

Richard Glanville
Beviss and Beckingsale

Environment Agency deadline to upgrade or replace existing septic tanks that discharge to surface waters in England

Posted by Richard Glanville on October 28th 2019 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , MOVING HOUSE .

Septic tanks that discharge to surface waters in England should be upgraded or replaced by 1 January 2020.

The Environment Agency (EA) state that options for upgrading or replacing include:

  • Connection to mains sewer (where available).
  • Installation of a drainage field to discharge to ground instead.
  • Replacing the septic tank with a small sewage...
Sanjeev Harash
Beviss and Beckingsale

Gifting large sums of money

Posted by Sanjeev Harash on October 21st 2019 in MOVING HOUSE .

Giving large sums of money as a gift, whether for a young person to buy a home or to a partner, comes with a host of potential financial traps.

Any gift is tax-free, provided the person making it lives for seven more years. So giving a deposit for a home should not...