For business

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The Corporate & Commercial Team at Southampton and Salisbury based Trethowans Solicitors has advised the sellers of John Beard and Son Limited in its sale to Higos Insurance Services Ltd. Higos Insurance Services Ltd is one of the leading insurance...
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In the case of Clark v Affinity Sutton Homes Ltd. (Barnet County Court) 4 April 2014, Mr C had been an assured tenant of ASH since 2004. The property was a one bedroom flat with an initial weekly rent of some £66. There were problems with damp at the...
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With the steady increase in cross-border movement that we have witnessed over time, insurers are facing more cases with jurisdictional issues than ever before.  The introduction of Council Regulation 864/2007 (known colloquially as “Rome...
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There has just been a Home Office announcement: Blanket relaxation of licensing hours across the country for England matches with a scheduled kick off time of 8pm (our time), or later. Relates to 1) sale of alcohol for consumption ON the premises; and 2)...
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There have been recent reports in the news relating to children incurring large credit card bills for in-game purchases, when playing app based or online games. This has lead to the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) publishing a set of principles for this growing...

For you

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The current law on psychiatric injury for so-called 'secondary victims' is under scrutiny, 25 years on from the Hillsborough disaster. The disaster led to the death of 96 Liverpool supporters and more than 700 people were injured, many suffering...
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Things can go wrong, and the key is to have secured an expert conveyancing solicitor who can make instant decisions and offer solutions. Even to step up and carry out the other conveyancer's role if they are not up to the job. Remember, the speed of a...
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It can happen, and when it does, you just hope that your conveyancing solicitor is up to the task of finding a solution. If you are tying in your purchase with your sale, you will be reliant on your buyer's money to fund your purchase. Your ...
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According to a report from property researchers Hometrack buyers are paying the highest proportion of asking prices seen for a decade; the proportion of asking price paid in March was 96.2%, the highest since 2004. Indeed, across England and Wales, the...
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As you would have heard in the media, it became legally possible for same sex couples in England and Wales to marry and the weekend saw a number of same sex couples getting married. Perhaps one thing that was not mentioned by the media was how this historic...