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High Court Rules Against Right to Rent

The legislation that introduced the Right to Rent scheme, which went live in February 2016 and...

Woman Who Assisted Husband's Suicide Can Inherit Estate

The law in the UK is not supportive of people who assist, however unwillingly, those they love who...

Patent Invalid if No Novelty

One of the key requirements for a patent for a technical process innovation to be successfully...

SDLT Reminder

Clients are reminded that, following the introduction of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (Administration)...

Adjudication Payments Must Be Made First

Payments under building contracts can be a touchy issue and have led to numerous disputes....

Lost Will Means Court Hearing in Family Dispute

The impossibility of asking a deceased person what their real intentions were makes the value of...

Care Home State Support Limits Unchanged for Ninth Year

Having enough money to pay for care costs in the final years of life is a major concern for many...

International Dimension Makes Child Travel Risky

The welfare of children is always top of the list of priorities of the Family Court when making...

Is IHT Simplification On the Way?

More than 550,000 people die annually in the UK and half of those deaths require the completion of...

Fake Will Admission May Lead to Criminal Charges

When your spouse's lack of attention to making a will causes issues, faking one is definitely not...

When a Covenant May Be More Than it Seems

If you own or buy a property, you may find that there are covenants which apply to it, a covenant...