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FAQs on signing documents

January 16 2018 It doesn’t matter how fantastic the provisions you negotiate into your documents are: if you don’t get them signed correctly they will be of little…

Power of a partner to bind a partnership

December 12 2017 The High Court recently considered whether the signature of one partner (D) on loan agreements was enough to bind a general partnership, despite the…

How to help your grandchildren get onto the property ladder

January 3 2018 Getting onto the property ladder is increasingly difficult and you may find yourself thinking about buying your grandchildren a house instead of…

Extinguishing a recent restrictive covenant

January 17 2018 In the recent decision of Barter (Re Ivy House) the Upper Tribunal had to consider whether to discharge a restrictive covenant that had been…

Email usage - points to note

October 10 2017 Email is now the predominant mode of communication in any modern business. We use them daily and sign them off without a second thought. This blog is…

The AI robots are coming - but don’t panic, just adapt

February 13 2018 The increasing rise in new or disruptive technologies is causing a wave of change across traditional businesses (including law firms!), requiring many…

Taylor Review: the Government’s response

February 12 2018 The Government’s response* to the Taylor Review of modern working practices has been published and the headline message is that nearly everything that…

Timetable proposed for register of foreign entities owning UK property

February 8 2018 In April 2017, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) launched a call for evidence setting out proposals for a new…

The importance of compliant warranty claim notices

February 1 2018 Back in December we wrote about the importance of following the rules set out in an agreement when bringing a claim under that agreement. The buyer…

Separation: what happens to the children?

January 29 2018 Court proceedings regarding the arrangements for children upon parents separating are often highly sensitive, complex and emotive. Separated parents…