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Where does it end? Responsibility for defects does not necessarily end on the expiry of the defects liability period

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Author: Andrew Olins

It is important to differentiate between the Defects Liability Period and the Limitation Period early on in contractual negotiations and...

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Can you trust the trustees?

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Author: Paul Grimwood

What happens if beneficiaries of a trust have concerns about whether a trust is being properly administered?  Requests by beneficiaries...

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From luxury mansions to sharks – how far can planning enforcement go?

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Author: Andrew Olins

Councils have the ability to remedy breaches of planning control through the use of their enforcement powers. For example, where...

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Do the UK’s independent schools have a safeguarding problem?

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Author: Celia Whittuck

Many of the UK’s top independent schools have been named on the website Everyone’s Invited, which allows people to share...

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Government Relief Measures – Yet Another Extension.

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Author: Sarah Jackson

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Author: Ayushi Chadha

On 16 June 2021, the UK government announced its decision to extend some of the temporary relief measures introduced under...

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Don’t Use the F Word in My Mediations

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Author: Paul Grimwood

As I always say to parties at the start of all of my mediations, one of the golden rules of...

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Inheritance Tax: The 7-year rule.

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Author: Michael Charalambous

A Freedom of Information request by the Telegraph identified that since 2016, HMRC have found gifts worth more than £600...

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Thousands join protest demanding urgent action from government on cladding scandal

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Author: Paul Brampton

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Author: Andrew Olins

Thousands of flat owners gathered in locations across the country last Saturday to protest the government’s response to the combustible...

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It ain’t what you do, it’s the time that you do it: the importance of mediation.

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Author: Paul Grimwood

A judgment earlier this year in the case of Rochford -v- Rochford serves as a salutary reminder to parties to...

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