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  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    What is a Party Wall and what are my obligations?
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      What is a Party Wall and what are my obligations? Party walls are governed by the terms of The Party Wall etc Act 1996 (The Act). The Act defines a wide range of circumstances where a wall, or structure, is to be considered a Party Wall and maintainable as such. These circumstances range from… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Chancel Repair Liability is an ancient liability – why is it relevant today?
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      Chancel repair liability is an ancient liability – why is it relevant today?     If land is subject to chancel repair liability, the owner is obliged to contribute towards repairs to the chancel of a medieval church. Although the liability dates back to medieval law, it attaches to former rectorial land. This land… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Property Fraud and Identity Documents
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    Property Fraud & Identity Documents Property, as with any asset, is subject to the threat posed by unscrupulous parties looking to defraud people or to launder money. Property frauds are increasingly sophisticated and the nature of the attempts are constantly evolving. It is important that individuals are aware of the potential threats. Every buyer expects… Learn more

  • Neusha Mazaher - Litigation
    How Landlords can recover Double Rent
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    How Landlords can recover Double Rent? If a tenant remains in occupation of a commercial property after the expiration of the term of his/her lease, a landlord may be entitled to seek double value or double rent from the former tenant, now trespasser. These entitlements stem from somewhat ancient statutes, namely, Section 1 of the… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Joint Ownership
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    Joint Ownership    We all know that buying a property can be a stressful time but also a very exciting time as it is a new chapter in your life.   We would like to make that process as easy as possible for you especially when you are purchasing a property with your partner, spouse, family… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Explaining a Contract
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    Explaining A Contract   A contract, or also known as an agreement is prepared by the seller’s solicitors. The contract is the legal document that binds the seller and the buyer for purchasing or selling the property and once it is exchanged and greed upon it legally binds all parties on the contract. The contract… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    The importance of certainty regarding Fittings and Contents.
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        The Importance of Certainty Regarding Fittings and Contents.   There are many who may think that a conveyance of “land” refers plainly to the ground beneath us. Whilst sometimes this may be the case, more often than not there are multiple factors covered by the term “land,” when dealing with the buying and… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Help to buy ISA
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              Help to buy ISA The help to buy ISA is a government backed scheme to help first time buyers save for the deposit on their first home. The ISA can be opened at most banks and the individual would save as they would with a normal ISA account. However, with… Learn more

  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Selling a property through Probate or Lasting Powers of Attorney
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    Selling a property through Probate, or Lasting Power Of Attorney. Top Facts about Probate Sales; Technically you cannot sell a property before the probate is granted, unless your name is already on the deed. The Probate takes around eight weeks to come back and if you sell your house in the meantime this could hold… Learn more

  • Jade Price - Business Law
    Need to recover a debt? Ensure you are compliant with the new ‘rules’
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    Need to recover a debt? Ensure you are compliant with the new ‘rules’   On the 1 October 2017, the new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims came into force. Contained in the Civil Procedure Rules (CPR), businesses will be expected to follow the new protocol prior to commencing proceedings where they wish to recover a… Learn more

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