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What Happens After Making a Purchase?

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Purchasing a property at auction is a quick process and, once the hammer falls, the winning bidder is legally committed to buying the property. You will have to pay a...

Deeds of Variations

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Some individuals review theirWillsregularly ensuring that they amend them to take account of changes in family circumstances, changes in the law or changes to their personal fortunes. However, others do...
In June, we reported here on the Government announcement in April 2019 to repeal section 21 of the Housing Act 1988, thereby abolishing “no fault evictions”, and its plans to...
The financial and administrative burdens faced by families of missing loved ones will be eased after legislation has recently been laid to pave the way for ‘Claudia’s Law’. Named after...
During everyday life you hear phrases such as, “I’ll see you in Court” and “I’ll have my day in Court”, however in reality the consequences of matters reaching Court hearings...

New Rules on Inheritance Tax

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The Office of Tax Simplification (‘OTS’) has published its long-awaited review on reforming Inheritance Tax. The report focuses on how Inheritance Tax could be made “easier to understand and more...

Top 10 Divorce Myths Debunked

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As expert divorce lawyers we routinely hear the same questions and myths surrounding separation and divorce. So here are our top 10 myths debunked! 1. “You can get a ‘quickie’...
It is a well-known fact within the residential tenancy sector that landlords are required by law to ensure that the property they are renting out is fit for human habitation...
Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 has long provided landlords with the mechanism to evict their tenants at the end of the fixed term under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy...

In R.E.S.P.E.C.T of Your Will

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There have been many reports in the news recently regarding Aretha Franklin’s estate. Itwas initially thought that she had died without making a Will, only for three handwritten Wills to...
You may recall our recent article in respect of defamation, and the definition of “is likely to” with regards to harm. Recently, the Supreme Court in Stocker (Appellant) v Stocker...
There have been many reports in the news recently regarding Sir Ken Dodd marrying his partner while on his deathbed, which meant that his estate avoided around £11 million in...

What Are Digital Assets?

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In recent years, it is likely that you may have come across Bitcoin in the news. Like all new investments, this has paved the way for others and now there...
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