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05
FEB

When it comes to selling a business, serial entrepreneurs are in their element: having invested their money and usually considerable effort as well, this is payback time if the investment has gone well. However, for most people a sale is a once-in-a-lifetime occasion and a daunting...

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 HOW WILL THE DEFAMATION ACT 2013 AFFECT YOUR BUSINESS? The Defamation Act 2013 has been trumpeted by politicians and the media as a long awaited knight in shining armour which will slay the dragon of "trivial” defamation claims and "libel tourism”. But how, in practice, will it...

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The recent Supreme Court decision in the case of Marley v Rawlings and another has proved to be an interesting and significant development for Private Client practitioners across England and Wales. In 1999, Maureen and Alfred Rawlings each made 'mirror wills' intending to leave the whole...

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There has been an increase in builders offering incentives and discounts to people buying their newly built properties. A number of schemes aimed at assisting first time buyers taking that first step on the property ladder are becoming common. Whilst these schemes and incentives are...

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28
JAN

A recent article published in the Daily Mail concerning a woman suing her solicitors because they "did not explain that finalising her divorce would terminate her marriage”, has failed. I have on rarified occasions (very) been instructed by a client whose religious observance has been...

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