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27th July 2020

COVID-19: Addressing your personal concerns – Wills and LPAs

Referring to the Covid-19 pandemic, in a recent article one of my colleagues quoted ‘We are in the same storm, but not in the same boat’. Whilst some…

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3rd July 2020

Reaching agreements in a new era of virtual appointments

As we started working from home in March 2020 which seems so long ago, there was concerns of client engagement in new technologies and if clients would be…

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30th June 2020

UK Quarantine News

In the Government’s bid to further and tackle the Covid-19 pandemic, since 8 June 2020, if you are travelling to the UK, you may be required to self-isolate…

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29th June 2020

Rising rent arrears creates rising tensions in the commercial sector: will the government’s new voluntary code of practice help pave the way for landlords and tenants amidst the coronavirus crisis?

Landlords and tenants find themselves navigating uncharted territory amidst the global pandemic crisis, which has sparked fears amongst both property owners and renters alike regarding their financial health…

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26th June 2020

Annual Essex Property Conference 2020

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s annual Essex property conference took place online.  Guy Longhurst, Managing Partner chaired the discussion along with speakers Alan Williams and Lewis…

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24th June 2020

Looking to the future – Changes to Divorce Law

Currently if you wish to issue divorce proceedings there needs to be a reason or ground relied upon. There are five grounds which are: Adultery Behaviour Desertion Two…

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COVID-19: How does the house buying and selling process now differ

1.With consideration of the current circumstances surrounding coronavirus, how does the house buying and selling process now differ? With the restrictions being lifted, the housing market has started…

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22nd June 2020

The new family client in the new normal

Having been a family solicitor for almost 16 years now I have witnessed first-hand how crisis’ in society have a knock-on effect on the type of services clients…

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19th June 2020

Does social distancing or the two-metre rule have force of law?

There is plenty of confusion about what you can and cannot do during lockdown and the situation is a fast moving one! There has been significant (and sometimes…

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17th June 2020

Government funding for the remediation of non-ACM cladding buildings

It was the third anniversary of the Grenfell fire on 14 June 2020 but it is estimated that there are still around 2,000 residential buildings with potentially dangerous…

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