Legal News & Events


Why Inheritance Tax planning is crucial

11/11/2022

Zoe Fleming, our head of Wills, Trusts and Probates explains why it's crucial, now more than ever, to plan ahead for Inheritance Tax.

Leasehold legislation changes

24/10/2022

Whether you are a prospective purchaser of a leasehold property, a leaseholder looking to extend your lease or challenge an illegal ground rent, or a landlord keen to ensure that you are complying with the new legislation, check out this blog post.

Top tips for a smooth house move

12/10/2022

Our licensed conveyancer Jenni Shoreman shares some top tips to prepare for a house move with minimal stress.

Can I leave money to my child but not their spouse?

06/10/2022

Victoria Harcourt from our Wills, Trusts and Probate Team explains how you can ensure your child's inheritance stays with them and is not split with an ex-partner.

How the Lasting Powers of Attorney can help someone with dementia

28/09/2022

If your loved one is diagnosed with dementia, here's why they should put an LPA in place. Our legal director Zoe Fleming explains more in her blog post.

My partner and I are splitting up… Who gets the house?

14/09/2022

Paralegal Kim Emmett from our Family Law Team explains the options available to you regarding your property, if you and your partner are separating.

All you need to know about the Court of Protection

12/09/2022

If a loved one does not have an LPA in place and now lacks the mental capacity to act for themselves, you may need to make an application to the Court of Protection to get permission to act on their behalf. Solicitor Anna Kerr explains more.

What is a statutory will?

05/09/2022

Solicitor Anna Kerr has penned a blog post to explain all about what statutory wills are and why they are necessary. Read on to find out more.

Why we recommend an LPA (Lasting Powers of Attorney)

03/08/2022

The Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows a trusted person to make decisions for someone, should they lose capacity to do so. Find out more about why we recommend one and how you can make one here.

What goes into a cohabitation agreement?

26/07/2022

Our Family Law Team can assist you with setting up a cohabitation agreement. Read this blog post for more information on what one includes.

Top tips for first-time buyers

07/06/2022

If you're a first-time buyer, don't be put off by the financial side. We explain about deposits, government schemes, mortgages and more to help you get on the property ladder.

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