CVA and Rent - Two Perspectives

In the recent Debenhams' Company Voluntary Arrangement case, the High Court rejected an application brought by a group of landlords to challenge the company voluntary arrangement. We look at both sides here.

Making Gifts and the Effect on Inheritance Tax

Over a quarter of the population have made a gift of over £1,000 in their lifetime, research has found that fewer than half of those who made gifts were aware of the inheritance tax rules and exemptions surrounding those gifts. Read about these here.

Enforcing a County Court Judgement

If you have a County Court Judgment (“Judgment”) against another party (the “Debtor”) stating that the Debtor is liable to pay you a sum of money, what are your next steps?

The Importance of Making a Will - How to Avoid Family Fall-Outs

The law in England and Wales gives us testamentary freedom. We are largely free to leave our assets in our will to anybody we choose - there are no laws stating that certain family members must inherit a set amount, BUT it's not always that easy.

Buying a property? What to do if you are putting in unequal amounts.

It is often the case that people jointly purchase a property but contribute different amounts, either to the initial deposit or to the ongoing mortgage payments. When this is the case it is recommended that a declaration of trust is created...

Modifying Restrictions in Long Leases

It has been the case for a long time that a leaseholder can apply to modify a restriction under section 84(12) law of Property Act 1925; a term of more than 40 years. A recent case that we discuss now has highlighted this.

Temporary Event Notices & the Rugby World Cup 2019

Japan will be hosting the 9th Rugby World Cup from 20th September 2019 and this presents a great opportunity for licensed premises to increase their trade but the 8 hour time difference may mean you cannot take advantage of this.

Adverse Possession - a new perspective?

Adverse possession is a route by which an occupier of land owned by another person can acquire possessory title. The right to adverse possession is determined on the facts and is based in common law and statute.

Is Your Will Up To Date and If Not Does It Matter?

If you have a will, is it up to date? Almost a third of us with a will have had a change of circumstances since writing it and have not updated our will - this could mean that what is in your will is not carried out. Read more here.

Employment Restrictive Covenants

The first Supreme Court Case on employment restrictive covenants in more than 100 years highlights how severance (deletion of certain words) can be applied to allow for enforceability.

Association of Convenience Stores launch 2019 Crime Report&Guidance

The Association of Convenience Stores (ACS) 2019 Crime Report and Guidance highlights the cost and impact of crimes committed against the convenience sector. It also helps to raise awareness of the impact of crime on retailers&staff.

Spring is in the air - how the arrival of British Summer Time can affect your Licence

We all look forward to the lighter nights, but are you aware of the effect that the commencement of British Summer Time can have on your licence?

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