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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

Commercial Landlord Punished for Failing to Arrange Building Insurance

Commercial landlords usually bear the burden of arranging building insurance and any failure to do so can expose all concerned to the risk of catastrophic loss.

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Posted 13th Jul 2017

Whistleblowing in the Public Interest – Court of Appeal Test Case

Workplace whistleblowers only enjoy the protection of the law if the disclosures they make are in the public interest – but what exactly does that mean?

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Posted 13th Jul 2017

Drafting Wills is a Job for Professionals – High Court Ruling Proves the Point

Drafting wills may appear easy and many people are tempted to save a few pounds by dispensing with legal advice.

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Posted 13th Jul 2017

Does Your Local Authority Have An Adequate Supply of Housing Land?

Demand for new homes is overwhelming, but local authorities that have set aside an adequate supply of housing land for the future

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Posted 13th Jul 2017

International Child Abduction – Judge Orders Girl’s Return to Italy

The world is a small place and wrongful removal of a child from one country to another is just a matter of packing bags and buying airline tickets.

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Posted 13th Jul 2017

Commercial Landlord Punished for Failing to Arrange Building Insurance (6/7/2017)

Commercial landlords usually bear the burden of arranging building insurance and any failure to do so can expose all concerned to the risk of catastrophic loss.

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Posted 13th Jul 2017