IMPORTANT UPDATE: COVID-19

  May 18, 2020
There has been several farming disputes before the courts in recent years and the latest decision in the case of Guest v Guest [2019] reminds us of the remedies available to successful Claimants in proprietary estoppel claims.
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 Lindsey Frith
  May 14, 2020
​The Government estimates that over 450,000 property sales and lettings have been halted since the restrictions on viewings and house moves were imposed back in March, but new guidance in England this week means estate agents, removal companies and conveyancers can get back to work.
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  May 14, 2020
The “forfeiture rule” under The Forfeiture Act 1982 prohibits a person from benefiting from the estate of the person he/she unlawfully killed, however the Court has a discretion to waive forfeiture in certain cases.
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 Nick Armitage
  May 13, 2020
Landlords, tenants and property professionals will welcome a new version of the Code for leasing business premises in England & Wales, published by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
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  May 7, 2020
An interesting judgement was delivered at Leeds County Court last month in the case of Bullockv Denton &Willoughby [2020]. The Claimant, Yvonne Bullock moved in with her partner just over 3 years before his sudden and unexpected death in May 2017.
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 Natalie Marrison
  May 7, 2020
Natalie Marrison, Head of Ramsdens Abuse team hosted a webinar to 60 Care Practioners across the country. She was joined with Barrister Richard Copnall from Parklane Plowden where they discussed breach of duty “red flags” within Care Proceedings.
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  May 6, 2020
​Our Employment team hosted a webinar on 5 May where David Bradley and Gareth Dando lead discussions on how businesses can manage resource and seek to return to “normal” after lockdown.
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 Kirsty Jackson
  May 5, 2020
​From 4 May HM Land Registry are introducing temporary changes to assist with ongoing land transactions during COVID-19. These measures are only temporary during the current pandemic and may be modified or withdrawn at any time.
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