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Enquiries Before Contract – Why Your Answers Must be Accurate!

Every landlord or property vendor should be aware that the consequences of failing to accurately answer enquiries before contract can be severe.

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Posted 19th Jul 2018

Ripped Off by a Deceitful Lover? A Good Lawyer Will See Justice Done!

It is only too easy for lonely people to give their hearts away to unworthy partners and to fall victim to their deceit.

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Posted 19th Jul 2018

Always See a Lawyer before Objecting to Neighbours’ Building Plans

You are entitled to object to your neighbours’ building plans, but wise homeowners always seek professional legal advice before doing so.

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Posted 19th Jul 2018

Making a Will without Legal Advice? Here’s Why You Should Think Again!

Will forms that are filled in without legal advice are an invitation for dispute between your loved ones after you are gone.

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Posted 19th Jul 2018

Dismissal without a Right of Appeal Is Almost Always Unfair

It is very nearly always unfair to dismiss employees without affording them a right of appeal.

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Posted 19th Jul 2018

Social Housing Provider Cracks Down Hard on Nuisance Tenant

With the assistance of the courts, social housing providers are sadly used to dealing firmly with nuisance tenants so that others can live in peace.

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Posted 19th Jul 2018

Underground Gas Storage Project Triggers Property Blight Dispute

A substantial part of the cost of major infrastructure projects lies in the requirement to compensate those whose properties are blighted.

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Posted 24th May 2018

Divorcing Without Legal Advice Can Come Back to Haunt You!

Birth, marriage, death and, sadly often, divorce, mark turning points in people’s lives, and each can have profound implications that require independent legal advice.

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Posted 24th May 2018

Is Your Home Affected by Coal Mining Subsidence? What to Do

Coal mining subsidence is a scourge in many parts of the country and, if you are affected, you should seek legal advice straight away.

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Posted 24th May 2018

Holding a Will Maker’s Hand Is One Thing, Guiding It Is Another!

The elderly and infirm sometimes require assistance in the physical act of signing a will.

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Posted 24th May 2018

Court of Appeal Rules on Injury to Feelings Compensation

Those who suffer unlawful discrimination in the workplace are entitled to be compensated for injury to their feelings, and such payments are usually tax free.

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Posted 24th May 2018

Landlords – Sitting On Your Hands Is No Defence to Environmental Crimes

Landlords who know that their property is being used in violation of environmental rules cannot escape criminal liability simply by sitting on their hands.

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Posted 24th May 2018

Expanding Boutique Hotel Overcomes Restrictive Covenant

Hidden within the title deeds of many homes are restrictions on the uses to which they can be put and it takes a trained professional eye to spot them.

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Posted 24th Apr 2018

Court of Appeal Apologises for Failure in Family Justice System

It is the mark of a civilised and fair system of justice that, when judicial mistakes are made, they are publicly exposed.

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Posted 24th Apr 2018

Loss of Sunlight Objections Stymie Flats Development – High Court Ruling

Natural light is an essential feature of any desirable home and is a vital factor in many planning decisions.

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Posted 24th Apr 2018

Making a Will? Don’t Forget Your Financial Dependants!

One powerful reason why you should always seek legal advice before making your will is to ensure that you meet your responsibilities to those who depend upon you financially.

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Posted 24th Apr 2018

The National Minimum Wage – Long Tail Consequences of Non-Compliance

Failing to pay staff the National Minimum Wage stores up serious financial trouble for the future and employers who do not understand the law will be stung with a longer tail following a tribunal’s guideline decision.

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Posted 24th Apr 2018

Do You Own the Subsoil Under Your Home? Guideline High Court Ruling

English law presumes that landowners also have title to the air above their properties and the subsoil beneath them, right down to the centre of the earth

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Posted 24th Apr 2018