Archived Legal Articles from 2017

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Residential Conveyancing


Limitations on Limitations of Liability


Any transaction, no matter how much the parties may believe they catered for all eventualities, carries a degree of risk of liability for all parties involved. Where trustees are party to a transaction (whether a property transfer or a lease), they will usually seek to limit their liability to ensure…

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The Government's Proposals On Leasehold Reform


Over recent years there has been a vast increase in the number of leasehold properties being registered at the Land Registry. The number of leasehold properties in England and Wales has almost doubled between 1996 and 2015. Leasehold properties can seem appealing on the surface, often being…

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Five top tips for a smooth move


Whilst the majority of property transactions go through smoothly, there are some steps you can take to reduce the chances of things not going to plan and alleviating stress levels at the same time :- 1. Do your sums · Make sure you know what the total cost of the transaction is going…

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