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Blog archive: June, 2019

Legal Directories- Part 3: Why do law firms and general counsel work with legal directories?

Sherrards’ head of international and litigation, Paul Marmor, who is also an Officer with the Law firm management committee of  the International Bar Association,  has moderated a Webinar  for the IBA  on Why General Counsel and Law firms work with law Firm Directories with a panel including Janet Mcarthy Group Legal Director BUPA,  Matt Wilson  Associate General …

Legal Directories- Part 3: Why do law firms and general counsel work with legal directories?

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Buying a Tenanted Property- New Landlord’s Duty

The recent case of Sebastiampillai v Parr acts as a reminder that where there is a change of landlord, the new landlord must serve fresh prescribed information on the tenant. In this case, the tenant had been in the property since 2007 and had entered into a number of fixed term tenancies with the landlord.  …

Buying a Tenanted Property- New Landlord’s Duty

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The benefits and issues of developing an international legal practice

Paul Marmor discusses with Diana Bentley the benefits and issues of developing an international legal practice for Lexis Nexis  and considers: Why should firms consider adding another dimension to the practice by gaining expertise in another country and what benefits would this bring? How can a firm assess opportunities for an international practice and what …

The benefits and issues of developing an international legal practice

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A fairer letting market? The Tenant Fees Act 2019

On 1 June 2019 the Tenant Fees Act 2019 came into force banning letting fees in England. Tenancy renewals, reference and administration fees will be prohibited under this law and are now to be covered by the Landlord on all tenancies created on or after 1 June 2019 in the private rented sector. The Act …

A fairer letting market? The Tenant Fees Act 2019

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A reminder of Caveat Emptor- Buyers Beware!

Never underestimate the importance of carrying out sufficient investigations when purchasing a property. The term ‘Caveat Emptor’ is still relied on today, and places onus on the buyer to find out if there are any physical defects or legal issues relating to the property. Checks should include a review of the title, planning history and …

A reminder of Caveat Emptor- Buyers Beware!

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A stress free sale

Have you lived in your home for a number of years and are now thinking of downsizing to somewhere smaller or more manageable? Although the process has not changed, it is always sensible to be one step ahead of a buyer’s lawyer, particularly if you’d like a quick and stress-free move. Instructing a lawyer is …

A stress free sale

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Pop-up retail – the answer to our struggling high streets?

Temporary letting of space is becoming ever more popular in the retail market.  Pop up shops in particular have a variety of benefits including the relatively low cost associated with securing and opening them.  By their very nature, they are almost tailor made for the sale of seasonal products, such as those associated with halloween …

Pop-up retail – the answer to our struggling high streets?

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