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A Solicitors Guide to Commercial Mediation for Businesses

Gemma Cook
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Commercial mediation has emerged as a potent tool for resolving disputes among businesses. It offers a structured framework in which a neutral third party, the mediator , aids conflicting parties in trying to reach a mutually acceptable agreement . This...

The Impact of Marriage on Your Declaration of Trust

Marie Russell
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Marriage is a significant life event that can have far-reaching implications on various aspects of one's life, including their financial and legal affairs. One such area that is affected by marriage or civil partnership is the declaration of trust or...

Glanvilles Damant Proudly Sponsors the Child of Wight Awards 2024

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Glanvilles Damant Proudly Sponsors the Child of Wight Awards 2024 We are excited to announce that Glanvilles Damant is proudly sponsoring the Best Friend award at the Isle of Wight Radio's Child of Wight Awards 2024. This prestigious event...

Understanding Conveyancing Searches When Buying a House

Marie Russell
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Searches are an essential part of the property purchasing process, providing crucial information about the property and any potential issues that could impact the transaction. As a prospective homeowner or property investor, understanding the...

Martha's Law To Be Introduced In NHS Hospitals From April 2024

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The Government has now confirmed its plans to back calls to roll out a system giving seriously ill patients access to a second opinion if their condition worsens.  This has come about as a direct result of a campaign by the parents of Martha Mills, 13...

Dog Attacks - What Are Your Rights?

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Currently, we are hearing reports of dog attacks on people on a daily basis. What are your rights legally if you are badly injured or perhaps face life-changing injuries as a result of such an attack? You should of course always report any such incidents to...

Christmas Opening Hours 2023

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Over the Christmas and New Year period, our office will close at 12:30pm on Friday 22nd December 2023 and reopen as normal at 09:00am Tuesday 2nd January 2024. Thursday 21st December – Office open as normal Friday 22nd December...

What You Need To Know About Squatters Rights In The UK

Gemma Cook
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Understanding squatters’ rights is pivotal for landlords and property owners in England and Wales. This article delves deep into squatters’ rights in the UK, dissecting the laws, the rights of the landlords, and the squatters. This piece is...

The End of No-Fault Evictions: What Landlords and Tenants Need to Know About Section 21 Reform

Gemma Cook
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With looming changes to the eviction laws in the UK, both landlords and tenants have a lot to digest. The spotlight is primarily on Section 21 , which allows landlords to evict tenants without needing to provide a reason. This article aims to explore...

Understanding the Overage Clause (Overage Agreement) in Property Transactions

Nick Hessey
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Welcome to the intriguing world of property law, where an 'overage clause' could be your secret key to unlocking future profits from a property sale. It's a savvy legal tool that might add considerable value to your transaction. Intrigued?...

Understanding Cross Option Agreements: Safeguarding Your Business and Providing Peace of Mind

Gemma Cook
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When running a business, it's crucial to prepare for unforeseen circumstances, including the death of a shareholder. One way to address this concern is through a cross option agreement, which provides a structured plan for managing the transfer of...

Understanding Stamp Duty Land Tax on Mixed Use Property

Marie Russell
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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) is a tax imposed on property transactions, including residential and commercial property deals, in England and Northern Ireland. With varying rates for residential and non-residential properties, understanding the...

Capital Gains Tax On Property: Understanding Tax Implications When Selling Your Property

Marie Russell
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If you plan to sell a property in the UK, you may be wondering about capital gains tax (CGT). In this guide we will explain everything you need to know about capital gains tax on property , including when it applies, how to calculate it, and ways to...