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Commercial Dealings Within Families – Don’t Dispense with the Formalities
Entrepreneurial families have an unfortunate tendency to dispense with professional contract drafting and make commercial arrangements orally between…
Restrictions on Property Use Can Be Limited by Human Lifespans
Restrictions on the use to which properties can be put often lurk in old title deeds. As one…
Insurer Entitled to Refuse Cover Following Loss of £190,000 Rolex Watch
Failing to accurately respond to insurers’ questions when taking out a policy is highly likely to render your…
What Does ‘Adjoin’ Mean in a Planning Context? High Court Gives an Answer
Many local authorities have planning policies that look favourably on proposals to develop sites which ‘adjoin’ existing settlements,…
Property Conveyancing is for Professionals So Heed Your Lawyer’s Advice
There is little point in lawyers giving advice if their clients do not heed it, and that is…
Owners of Sunk Motor Yacht Win Six-Figure Damages from Marina Operator
The consequences of accidents are often clear for all to see, but their causes can be much harder…
Residential Landlords – Breaching Planning Enforcement Notices is a Crime
Breaching a planning enforcement notice is a crime and, as one residential landlord found out to his cost,…
Singapore Property Market Collapse Triggers Commercial Contract Dispute
No commercial contract, however carefully drafted, can make flawless provision for a future that is always unknowable. In…
Right to Buy Tower Block Tenants Relieved of Crushing Structural Defects Bill
The dividing line between repairing a building and making good its structural defects may appear as fine as…
High Court Identifies Glaring Flaws in Public Contract Tendering Exercise
Those who compete for public contracts have a legally enforceable right to expect a transparent and even-handed tendering…
Landlords – Are You Complying with the Letter of Your Tenants’ Rights?
Service charges are by far the most common source of disputes between residential tenants and their landlords. As…
Homeowners Win Compensation Following Airport Runway Extension
If the value of your home has been affected by noise or other environmental impacts arising from a…
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