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EXCLUSION CLAUSES- Be clear and unambiguous

The Court of Appeal have recently reached their decision  in Persimmon Homes v. Ove Arup Partners. In the High Court decision it was held that Ove Arup could rely on an exclusion clause they inserted in their appointment letter to avoid

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MIND THE (Registration) GAP

Stodday Land Limited and Ripway Properties v. W M Pye – this is a Court decision this month on the “registration gap” issue.  A buyer completed the purchase of a property, applied to the Land Registry to register the Transfer

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AST’s – make sure you create the perfect ending

It is now just over a year since the law changed as to how a landlord can validly end an Assured Shorthold Tenancy. A timely reminder then on this important topic. A S.21 Notice (Housing Act 1988) must be served

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IHT for Non-Doms (residential property)

We have not seen the economic downturn predicted immediately after the Brexit decision but the pound lost significant value following the referendum result on 24 June 2016. Whilst the currency markets have been predicting further reductions in value of sterling

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