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Think before 'Droning on'......

Joanna Bisco
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With drones now selling for as little as £50, and both commercial and private use of drones increasing rapidly, sometimes for dubious purposes, is there any law regulating the use of drones or have the skies become the Wild West? Many of the...

Bitcoin in family cases. An asset to form part of the pot?

Jennifer Allen
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The “bitcoin” currency came into existence in 2008. With digital currency beginning to acquire legitimacy of traditional assets (as bitcoin are now worth substantially more than their nominal value in 2008) these assets must not be overlooked....

Security of Tenure - A Brief Guide to Sections 24 to 28

Paul Harris
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One of the most common, but important, references to statutory legislation within commercial Leases is in respect of the exclusion of Sections 24 to 28 of the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954.  It is extremely common to see reference to the exclusion of...

Potential trading implications for the UK post Brexit

Rosalin Gautam
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WTOs, FTAs, Customs Unions and EUs? Let us simplify a few things on potential trading implications for the UK post Brexit As the Brexit negotiations are intensifying, we thought it would be helpful to look in more detail at the legal framework by which...

To answer or not to answer? That is the question.

Joanna Bisco
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  For those of you who have sold a property in the past, you will be aware of the reams of questionnaire forms that you are required to complete to provide information about the property to your prospective buyer. One of these forms, the Property...

Is divorce reform around the corner? An update

Louise Rhys-Thomas
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On 15 th September 2018 the Justice Secretary, David Gauke, announced proposals to change the procedure for obtaining a divorce for separated couples and introduce a ‘no-fault divorce’. The prospect of divorce reform was considered recently by...

Third Party Debt Orders

Rosalin Gautam
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There are several ways to enforce a money judgment, and it is important to select the method which is best suited to the facts of the case. If the judgment debtor has extensive property assets, obtaining a charging order over one or more of those assets may...

TURNING YOUR BUSINESS PROPERTY INTO YOUR PENSION

Neil  Belcher
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Professionals or businesses who own the premises from which they operate can benefit hugely from putting their commercial property into a self-invested pension pot (SIPP). Once in the SIPP the property can be let to the business at a market rent.  The...

Housing benefit - curse or cure?

Andrew Turner
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A survey carried out by Shelter in 2017 found that 43% of private landlords applied a policy of refusing to accept tenants in receipt of housing benefit. This apparent discrimination has provoked a considerable amount of public outrage and media attention. ...

Signing on the dotted line... or not...

Danielle Isaac
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Ever since written agreements have been in place, a good few centuries or so, a party to a contract has indicated their agreement to it by signing on the dotted line. This may have been a mark with cross, an untidy scrawl or an elegantly flourished moniker,...

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