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Reasons for challenging a will - Invalid execution

Reasons for challenging a will - Invalid execution

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One of the reasons for challenging a will is that it has not been validly executed. So, what are the...

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Times change and antique restrictive covenants become obsolete

Times change and antique restrictive covenants become obsolete

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Antique restrictive covenants are found in the title deeds of many period properties and can significantly...

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Own the leasehold of a flat above commercial premises? Read this…

Own the leasehold of a flat above commercial premises? Read this…

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In a head-turning case, an owner of a flat lease whose home reduced in value when the use of the commercial...

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Trouble with the neighbours? See a lawyer before It gets out of hand.

Trouble with the neighbours? See a lawyer before It gets out of hand.

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One secret of a happy life is to get on well with your neighbours and taking legal advice is often the...

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Neighbours encroaching on your right of way? Consult a lawyer today.

Neighbours encroaching on your right of way? Consult a lawyer today.

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Many homes or businesses are only accessible via neighbours’ land and that can prove fertile ground for...

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Riverside boundary dispute focuses on small scale land registry

Riverside boundary dispute focuses on small scale land registry

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Boundaries between properties are usually marked by a line on a small-scale Land Registry plan but they...

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Service charges – There’s nothing flexible about consultation rules

Service charges – There’s nothing flexible about consultation rules

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There is nothing woolly or flexible about the consultation requirements placed on residential landlords...

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Renting out your home on an online booking site? Are you sure you’re entitled to do so?

Renting out your home on an online booking site? Are you sure you’re entitled to do so?

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Tenants should take professional advice before renting out their homes to short term paying guests via...

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What does ‘landlord’s fixtures’ mean? Court of Appeal lays down the law

What does ‘landlord’s fixtures’ mean? Court of Appeal lays down the law

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The term ‘landlord’s fixtures’ is commonly found in leases, but what exactly does it mean?

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Commercial premises – Where does the burden of COVID-19 losses fall?

Commercial premises – Where does the burden of COVID-19 losses fall?

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Where the COVID-19 pandemic rendered the use of commercial premises illegal or unviable, should the resulting...

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What now for the landlord who wants to serve a section 8 notice? – changes from 1st August 2021

What now for the landlord who wants to serve a section 8 notice? – changes from 1st August 2021

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Landlords can be forgiven for not knowing what notice to send to a Tenant, what Grounds under the Housing...

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Converting office space into flats? You must adhere to health, safety and living standards

Converting office space into flats? You must adhere to health, safety and living standards

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Pressure on the housing market has led to the conversion of many redundant office buildings into flats...

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