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Eviction From Temporary Accommodation – Social Landlords Take Note!

Local authorities and social housing providers should take careful note of a guideline High Court ruling that accommodation provided to a homeless single mother became her home

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Posted 2nd Oct 2017

GDPR – ICO Consults on Written Contracts

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which replaces the EU Data Protection Directive, is a comprehensive data protection regime

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Posted 2nd Oct 2017

Shop-Bought Will Forms Are a Recipe for Dispute After You Are Gone!

Buying a printed will form from a shop and filling it in yourself may sound like a smart way of saving a little money on lawyers’ fees

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Posted 2nd Oct 2017

Important Property Transaction? Have It Witnessed By A Lawyer!

For most people, their homes are their single biggest asset and that is one reason why it is always wise to have an independent solicitor present to witness signatures on property transactions

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Posted 2nd Oct 2017

Warm and Gentle Mother Loses Her Two Children to Adoption

Those ignorant of the realities of family justice are wont to assume that, if a child is taken into care, there must be some fault on the part of the parents.

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Posted 2nd Oct 2017

Service Charges – Landlord Pays Dearly for Failing to Read the Lease

When it comes to issuing service charge demands, landlords must stick to the letter of leases or risk recovering nothing at all – even if that results in tenants receiving an unwarranted windfall.

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Posted 16th Aug 2017

Employment Tribunals Bend Over Backwards to Ensure Fair Hearings

Employment Tribunals (ETs) are at the forefront of the battle to eradicate discrimination in all its forms from the workplace.

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Posted 16th Aug 2017

Making a Will? Don’t Forget Your Moral Responsibilities to Your Family!

When making your will, the law expects that you will not forget your responsibilities to those who have a legitimate call on your bounty.

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Posted 16th Aug 2017

High Court Ruling Underlines Relentless Demand for Urban Housing

Relentless demand for housing in urban areas means local authorities are reluctant to approve developments that entail the loss of even a small number of residential units.

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Posted 16th Aug 2017

Penalised by Officialdom? A Good Lawyer Can Help!

Official decisions can have a dramatic impact on your life – but one of the benefits of living in a country where the rule of law prevails is that they can be challenged.

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Posted 16th Aug 2017

Residential Landlords Taken In by Glamorous Fraudster

Landlords should never go on appearances but should always have their prospective tenants’ credentials professionally checked.

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Posted 16th Aug 2017