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Garden predators invade the courts

Garden predators are taking root in the courts, as householders take action to fight off plant invaders that can be highly destructive and undermine property...

Lucy Penfold

Associate, Dispute Resolution

How to make sure you get your deposit back as...

With the start of a new academic year fast approaching for many students, it is also the start of a new tenancy agreement. Although you’ve...

Lucy Penfold

Associate, Dispute Resolution

Is this crunch time for residential landlords?

Proposed new legislation is latest in a fast-changing landscape for private rented sector Residential landlords already struggling to keep up with legislation and guidelines, including...

Lucy Penfold

Associate, Dispute Resolution
Residential Property | 27th July 2022

How does the Right to Buy scheme work?

In June, the Prime Minister announced an extension to the Right to Buy scheme in an attempt to make home ownership possible for millions more...

Jeremy Jupp

Partner, Residential Property
Residential Property | 20th July 2022

Stamp duty changes ahead for multiple and mixed-use purchases

Property buyers looking to pay reduced rates of stamp duty when buying multiple residential properties or claiming mixed residential and non-residential use can expect a...

Jeremy Jupp

Partner, Residential Property

Check the ground rules to avoid boundary disputes  

Warm weather and longer days sees a surge in interest in garden works each year, and where householders improve and replace, boundary disputes are sure...

Lucy Penfold

Associate, Dispute Resolution

Renting and repairs: My landlord won’t fix the heating, what...

If you are renting your home, it is your landlord’s responsibility to provide heating and hot water. When the heating or boiler fails through no...

Lucy Penfold

Associate, Dispute Resolution

Easements, what are they and what do they mean for...

An easement is a right enjoyed by a landowner over another person’s land which binds successors in title. Usually speaking, most easements are positive, which...

Lucy Penfold

Associate, Dispute Resolution

Guide to your rights as a student tenant

If you are renting accommodation as a student, you should fully understand your rights - and your obligations. When things go wrong in your flat...

Lucy Penfold

Associate, Dispute Resolution

Sun glimmers on the horizon for leaseholders

Change is in sight for buyers of new leasehold properties, with the passage through Parliament of a bill that will see the ending of ground...

Lewis Myatt

Associate, Leasehold Enfranchisement