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Affordable Housing Shortage Proves Decisive in High Court Planning Case
The chronic shortage of affordable homes is a powerful driver in favour of permitting building projects that might…
Houses in Multiple Occupation – Landlords Overturn Rent Repayment Order
Landlords who rent out houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) without a required licence are exposed to the double…
Do You Object to a Neighbour’s Development Plans? Consult a Solicitor Today
If a neighbour has been granted planning permission for a development to which you object, you would be…
Shipping – Who Bears Loss of $7.7 Million Ransom Paid to Somali Pirates?
Piracy on the high seas is always a risk in some parts of the world and ransoms paid…
Uber and Other App-Based Cab Operators Must Contract With Passengers
An important feature of the business models of Uber and many other app-based cab operators is the contention…
Divorcee’s Home in Jeopardy Following Oral Agreement With Her Ex
If your marriage has come to an end, reaching an oral agreement with your ex as to how…
Shipping Collision Case Underlines Dangers of Informal Negotiations by Email
The trouble with negotiating informally by email is that even the message-writers can be left in doubt as…
Ticket Touts Cannot Justify the Unjustifiable – Landmark Court of Appeal Ruling
Illegal ticket touts who contend that their crimes are victimless are seeking to justify the unjustifiable. The Court…
High Court Exonerates Care Homes Provider Accused of Exploiting Clients
It is important not to under-rate the good sense of the average consumer. The High Court resoundingly made…
Subtenant or Lodger? The Legal Distinction Can Really Matter
It might be thought that there is little if any difference between a ‘subtenant’ and a ‘lodger’. As…
Can You Refuse Payment for Defective Goods? Guideline Contract Ruling
If goods you have received do not come up to specification, are you within your rights to refuse…
Subletting Your Home? Are You Certain that You Are Entitled to Do So?
Tenants place themselves in serious jeopardy if they sublet their homes without first instructing a lawyer to check…
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