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Quantifying a surveyor’s negligence: a new approach?

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Author: Andrew Olins

Ordinarily, the loss caused by a negligent surveyor is measured as the diminution in the value of a property as...

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Can you challenge your child’s exclusion from school?

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Author: Salima Mawji

Finding out that your child is going to be excluded from school, whether temporarily or permanently, is never easy to...

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Watercourses: The rights and responsibilities of a riparian owner

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Author: Andrew Olins

As the risk of flooding becomes an increasingly real (and well documented) problem for English landowners, this article looks at...

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Major Real Estate cases in 2021: a round-up.

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Author: Andrew Olins

This article looks at three major disputes in the first quarter of 2021 and their likely impact on the real...

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UK Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act: COVID-19 measures extended. What does this mean for companies and directors?

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Author: Ayushi Chadha

On 26 March 2021, the Government passed the CIGA 2020 (Coronavirus) (Extensions of Relevant Period) Regulations 2021 (Regulations), extending some...

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How Kate Garraway’s story highlights the importance of Lasting Powers of Attorney

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Author: Russell Hallam

Kate Garraway’s heart-breaking story of her husband Derek’s year-long battle with Covid has been made even more complicated by the lack of legal protection...

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Protected Tenants and the Electric Communications Code

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Author: Andrew Olins

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgment in CTIL v Ashloch Limited and AP Wireless II (UK) Limited...

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A Push for Family Mediation.

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Author: Kate Ryan

As an experienced mediator I welcome the Government incentive to provide vouchers for those parties who are eligible for financial...

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Can parents get a refund on boarding school fees because of lockdown?

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Author: Salima Mawji

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically altered the offering of schools across the country and the independent school sector is no...

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Boost to Government Cladding Fund

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Author: Andrew Olins

It is well known that leaseholders in high-rise buildings are becoming increasingly nervous about the safety of their homes and...

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Trouble in paradise: can a former partner back-out of a property deal?

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Author: Andrew Olins

This article looks at the High Court’s recent decision in Kleinhentz v Harrison & White, which concerned a property dispute...

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Welcome reform – The Domestic Abuse Bill

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Author: Kate Ryan

An update on the journey of the long awaited Domestic Abuse Bill since my last blog in February. A number...

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