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Who Will Own The New Property?
Who Will Own The New Property?

That awful moment when the front door slams behind you and you realise that your house and car keys are still inside whilst you are firmly outside! A quick check at the back of the house confirms...

An update on possession proceedings: Practice Direction 55C
An update on possession proceedings: Practice Direction 55C

Following the stay on residential possession proceedings, a new Practice Direction has been introduced in order to get possession hearings “back on track”. As most will be aware,...

Community
Community

We are a long way from getting back to normal, indeed we are told that this is the new ‘normal’, but it has been lovely to be able to meet up with family and friends, even huddled under a...

Work Till You Drop
Work Till You Drop ...

2020 has been quite a memorable year so far. Personal injury lawyers will remember it partly for the publication of the 8th Edition of the Government Actuary’s Department Tables for use in...

Gas Safety and Evictions: An Update
Gas Safety and Evictions: An Update

Landlords will be pleased to know that failure to serve a gas safety certificate at the beginning of the tenancy no longer prevents them from being able to serve a section 21 notice. The decision...

Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part Eleven
Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part Eleven

Following on from a busy week of completions last week, this week the trend has continued. We have had several more completions and have numerous lined up for the coming weeks. The main...

Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part Ten
Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part Ten

With the sun shining and the Property Market very much open, we have had one of our busiest weeks for people moving! We usually get very busy before Christmas and prior to school holidays and...

Legally Speaking: Lasting Powers of Attorney
Legally Speaking: Lasting Powers of Attorney

Lockdown certainly gives us the opportunity to discover our hidden talents and strengths. My partner, Martin, has built a deck in our garden having never done any DIY in his life. YouTube tutorials...

Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part Nine
Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part Nine

We are one week on from the Property Market “reopening” and we are busier than ever! With the go ahead for people to put their houses on the market and to allow agents to enter...

Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part Eight
Diary of a Conveyancer (in these challenging times…) Part Eight

This week we were given the go ahead by the Housing Secretary that the Property Market can reopen, as long as social distancing advice is followed. This news has been eagerly awaited and is very...