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September 2019

  • 24

    Supreme Court Judgement

    Contrary to expectation in legal circles, the English courts have ruled against the Government after a three day hearing, saying that the suspension of Parliament by Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a five week period was unlawful.
  • 19

    Adverse Possession Issues Still Alive And Kicking

    The recent case of King and Anor v The Benefice of Newburn in the Diocese of Newcastle (2019)[1] confirmed a couple of key points that residential property lawyers have long been aware of.
  • 16

    Pre-wedding Checklist

    As we enter the autumn wedding season it seems a good opportunity to revisit the question of what marriage means for your succession planning and your Will.
  • 16

    “unsustainable” Funding System For Pupils With Special Educational Needs

    The National Audit Office (NAO) has concluded that the system for supporting pupils with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) is not, on current trends, sustainable.
  • 12

    When Does It All End?

    When is a building project completed?

    It sounds like a relatively simple question to answer. However, from a legal perspective, while in other industries working out when something has been finished is much more black and white, when it comes to building works, the construction industry has long allowed a more subjective and therefore variable interpretation.
  • 10

    When You Can’t Sell Your Home Because Your Partner Has Dementia

    “My husband has severe dementia and I would like to sell our house so we can move closer to our children.” This enquiry is increasingly common.
  • 06

    Remember A Charity In Your Will Week 2019

    Following last year’s disappointing news that the UK was no longer amongst the Top 10 of the world’s most generous countries, the CAF World Giving Index 2018 found a reversal of this trend amongst most of the top- scoring Western countries (including the UK, now in 6th place).