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Business names for limited companies

Emma O'Brien
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Have you ever had a case of deja vu when looking at the name of a shop? Ever thought you’d seen that name somewhere else before? It can be tricky deciding on an original business name which reflects your area of specialism, appeals to consumers and...

The "Granny Annexe" - matters to consider

Caroline Farmer
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The costs of paying for residential care in later life, and the impact on their estate, are quite understandably of concern to many of our clients.  Many people decide to sell their home and move in with relatives, hoping that their family will be able...

Negligent contractors - should they be removed from the property?

Christopher  Lee
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As spring is in full swing and summer stampedes towards us, many people look towards the garden and consider what needs to be done to enjoy a barbecue in the sun. Hopefully, you just need to mow the lawn and spruce up the flower beds, but if you require...

But who keeps the dog?!

Marcus Crawley
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George Eliot once wrote that “Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions; they pass no criticisms”. When considering the impact of divorce , dissolution or separation, usually people’s main priority is to think...

Happy Second Birthday to the Corporate and Commercial Team

Jonathan Rathbone
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The Corporate and Commercial Team at Hughes Paddison is celebrating its second birthday this month.  In the first two years, the team has worked on around 50 transactions with a total deal value of around £50 million ranging from a £9...

A No Blame Divorce

Jennifer Allen
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Today the Government have announced there will be new legislation in divorce law. This new law will update the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 in due course. It will mean that, in the future when the legislation comes into force, divorcing couples will no longer have to ‘blame’ each other for the breakdown of their marriage. It is hoped the new law will help reduce family conflict.

Disclosure Pilot Scheme

Louise Morran
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From 1 January 2019, a mandatory disclosure pilot scheme came into operation in the Business and Property Courts. The main aim of the scheme is to ensure that the process of disclosure becomes more proportionate and reduces the number of documents which...

Does silence amount to a breach of covenant?

Andrew Turner
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It is common for leases to contain a covenant requiring a tenant to provide the landlord with access to the premises upon receipt of a period of notice. The lease will usually specify how much notice has to be given and for what purpose the access is...

How can making a Will help to protect my children?

Leah Vincent
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If you have children, we understand that life is busy and making a Will might not be on your mind. But once you fully understand what a Will can do to protect your children, making a Will should move to the top of your to-do-list. It is common for parents...

Saying "I Do" to Pre-Nups

Julie Bennett
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Spring is in the air and many happy couples are looking forward to getting married this year. The wedding planning ‘to do’ list can seem endless, with some aspects of the big day ‘nice to have’ rather than ‘essential’, but...

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