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Nov
03
2010

Town and Village Greens - Landowners and Developers take note!
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The Commons Act 2006 (the Act) regulates the registration of land as a town or village green. The aim of the Act is to protect open spaces which have been used recreationally by the public against future development....

Aug
13
2010

Surrendering leases by operation of law
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It is important therefore when surrendering a lease by operation of law that you carefully consider the facts and take proper legal advice. Best practice is to enter into a deed of surrender so that all parties are clear that the surrender has taken place....

Aug
10
2010

Strengthening our Private Client team
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We continue to strengthen our Private Client team, with the double appointment of solicitor James Phipps and residential property lawyer Dr. Nataliya Topliss....

Apr
08
2010

Wills and Estate planning issues
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Previously Wills often included a clause incorporating a discretionary trust (‘the NRB Trust`) in which the NRB could be held. The beneficiaries of such trust would include the surviving spouse and family....

Apr
08
2010

2010 Budget - Stamp Duty Land Tax Implications on Residential Property
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The Government announced a new Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rate of 5% for purchases of residential property where the consideration exceeds £1m. The effective date of this change will be on or after 6 April 2011. In this respect "the effective date" means the date of legal completion....

Mar
26
2010

Expired Vacancy - Residential Conveyancer
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Dealing with all aspects of Residential Conveyancing including mortgages, trust deeds and company relocations. To also deal with high value transactions with minimum supervision....

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