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January 2019

  • 22

    Death Of The Withdrawal Agreement

    With the Withdrawal Agreement lying in tatters, May’s options have narrowed down further. Does she contemplate a no-deal Brexit or does she break her oft-repeated promise and call a second referendum? Read more
  • 16

    Brexit – ‘frustration’ Under The Microscope

    Whilst the populace of the UK can be heard loudly voicing its frustration at the drama playing out in Westminster, ‘Frustration’ of a very different sort – of a legal character - is being examined in the calm and order of a London court room of the High Court.

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  • 16

    Landmark Decision Makes It Harder For Landlords To Use Reconstruction As A Way To Kick Out Protected Tenants

    The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 provides business tenants with protection in that it permits them to stay in the premises they occupy following the contractual expiry date of their tenancy and/or request a new tenancy on the expiry of the current tenancy.  

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  • 11

    New Year – New Will?

    For many people this time of year is an opportunity both to reflect on the year just gone and make plans for the one ahead. Life is busy for all of us and making sure personal affairs are in order can slip down the list of priorities.

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  • 11

    Landlords, Lettings And Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

    If you own a residential property that is let to tenants on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) you should already be aware of the requirement to provide a copy of the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) to your tenants.

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  • 10

    The Dangers Of Diy And Last Minute Lasting Powers Of Attorney

    A son stole £700,000 from his frail mother using a Power of Attorney. Sadly, early legal precautions which could have been taken were not used and it is a warning to make a Power of Attorney, through a solicitor, while we are mentally strong enough to resist influence and recognize risks, rather than “wait until it is needed”.

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  • 06

    How To Contest A Will

    Contesting a Will can be a complicated legal challenge to bring successfully. It is strongly recommended that specialist legal advice is obtained from the outset.

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  • 03

    Brexit – Choosing A Court And Enforcing A Judgment In A Post-brexit World

    Whilst the current arrangements for cooperation on civil juridical matters will continue during the transition (implementation) period if the Government’s deal is agreed, the jurisdictional landscape of a post-Brexit world in a ‘no deal’ scenario remains opaque.

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  • 02

    The Costs Of Contesting A Will

    It is difficult to estimate in advance the likely overall legal costs of contesting a Will because it is still not always possible, to predict the work that will be involved.

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