Shareholder Agreement – a Necessity

The importance of having a well-prepared shareholder agreement can’t be overstated. In practice, I have come across many situations where my client and another investor have set up a business only to find that after some months one of the investor ceases to participate and then the non-interested investor seeks to claim a return on [...]

The Legal Impact of Brexit on the Buy to Let market.

What impact will Brexit have on the property market and buy to let market? The government is slowly working out how to react to the Brexit vote. There has already been a significant impact to the commercial property market due to the volatile financial and economic conditions triggered by the decision to leave the EU. [...]

Six reasons to instruct a local Solicitor

1.  Established. A well-established local solicitor will have lots of repeat business and recommendations that can be found on their website. 2.  Experience The Principal of the practice must have many years of experience and have dealt with cases, both contentious, as well as non-contentious. This is important as for example, if during a property [...]

The Right to Rent – THE FINAL FRONTIER OF BORDER CONTROLS?

The new amendments to the Immigration Act 2014 brought in very strict rules from 1 February 2016 concerning a tenant or lodger’s right to rent and statutory obligations now applicable to landlords or agents to check their prospective tenant or lodger’s right to rent. Failure to comply with these rules renders the landlord or agent [...]

Conflict Resolution between Neighbours

Neighbour disputes are on the increase due to a combination of factors such as the increasing population size and density of population and housing leading to more conflict resolution cases being undertaken by solicitors.

The Law as it relates to Landlord and Tenant

This newsletter gives details of the October 2015 landlord and tenant provisions in the Deregulation Act

The Maze of Property Ownership as Cohabitee

My Top Tips to get out of the Property Ownership Maze when you Break Up More than 2 million couples cohabit in England and Wales and awareness of their different legal rights in property ownership is very poor.

Five traps for the unwary Tenant to avoid in a new Commercial Lease

Here are my 5 traps to watch out for in a commercial lease as well as 3 Tips to avoid Squatters Rights for the Landowner.

5 Top Tips for Landlords around the Maze of Tenancy Deposit Law!

Here are my 5 Top Tips on this most complicated topic that Landlords must understand.

7 secrets to reduce lawsuits on Employment Law

Employee lawsuits are time-consuming, costly and lead to a drop in morale generally in the workplace, even for those not involved. So, here are the seven employment law secrets to reducing employee lawsuits.