There are a number of large corporate providers of legal services for probate, including banks (usually via third party companies). We are increasingly finding that clients are being misled and overcharged for such services. Here are some tips to help you make an informed choice: 1. Be aware of who you are dealing with – […]
Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) have become an increasingly popular structure for professional practices, such as vets, architects, dentists and solicitors. Following the downturn from 2007, it is no surprise that limitation of partners’ liability is an attractive prospect going forward. The advantages of limited liability do not, however, stop at the risks of a business […]
A significant proportion of private firms in the UK are family owned but it is estimated that less than half of first generation family businesses have succession plans. This will come as no real surprise where owner-managers are busy dealing with the priority of day to day issues and running the business itself. What will […]
The law regarding rights of light is currently the subject of a Law Commission consultation. The most recent High Court decision regarding rights of light and the implications of development which affects the light otherwise received through apertures (HKRUK II (CHC) Ltd v Heaney) has led to calls for changes in the law.