High Court victory for Enterprise Holdings in trade mark claim
14 January 2015
‘Je suis Charlie’ phrase unlikely to ever be trade marked
Conveyancers’ optimism cools as housing market slows down
20 January 2015
Tenancy deposit schemes - the saga continues
Brie Stevens-Hoare QC and Morayo Fagborun Bennett consider the case law on whether a landlord is subject to sanctions for non-compliance with...
Glenda Ferneyhough reflects on a busy year in conveyancing and forecasts the market's movements in 2015
13 January 2015
Right of way
Hannah Taylor advises on preventing claims for town village greens and public rights of way
9 December 2014
The Game is afoot
Does the Supreme Court’s rejection of the ‘pay-as-you stay’ appeal mean the game is up for administrators, asks Sri Carmichael
2 December 2014
Planning in Wales
Julian Boswall and Stephen Humphreys discuss the EIA directive and green belt policy
25 November 2014
Not so safe as houses
The judgment in Southern Pacific v Scott marks the end of the line for many tenants caught up in similar sale-and-rent-back mortgage litigation,...
Who's in the driving seat: the estate agent or solicitor?
27 January 2015
Conveyancers need to go further in harnassing technology and improving relationships with estate agents to gain more market influence, argues...
Notice on stamp duty reform would be welcome
Stamp duty reform caught conveyancing solicitors on the hop, says Kathryn Taylor
Rounds of abuse and desist: the games mobile home owners play
12 January 2015
Alec Samuels discusses whether residents' anti-social behaviour can be deemed non-remediable
Avoiding ‘tenants from hell’
5 November 2014
Most property landlords have cautionary tales about ‘tenants from hell’ who will have left them hundreds or possibly thousands of...
More protection for the mobile home owner
28 October 2014
Site owners will now be liable for malpractice and face larger penalties under the Mobile Homes Act 2013, explains Alec Samuels
Help to Buy offers benefits but it's hard work
11 April 2014
Karen Webb warns solicitors not to jump on the housing bandwagon if they don't have the appropriate skills