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  • Kate Herbert - Residential Conveyancing
    Voluntary Registration of Unregistered Land
    June 29th, 2017 by Kate Herbert - Residential Conveyancing

      Voluntary Registration of Unregistered Land Over 80% of land in England and Wales is now registered with the Land Registry, meaning there is a clear, permanent electronic record of who owns what. Where land has not been registered, we refer to this as being ‘unregistered’ whereby ownership to the land is evidenced by paper… Learn more

  • Sarah Sainsbury - Residential Conveyancing
    What is a Joint Tenant?
    June 19th, 2017 by Sarah Sainsbury - Residential Conveyancing

    What is a joint tenant?   When purchasing a property, your solicitors will ask at some point during the transaction how you want to own the property and the terms used are either joint tenants or tenants in common. This usually leads to some confusion due to the terminology used as usually the term tenant… Learn more

  • EHL Personal Injury Team
    Car Accidents and Road Traffic Incidents: What you can and cannot claim for
    January 31st, 2017 by EHL Personal Injury Team

    Car accidents, and especially road traffic incidents involving heavy goods vehicles, can be hugely damaging due to the high speeds and heavy machinery involved, all of which can add up to some of the biggest forces your body is likely to experience in your lifetime. Sudden acceleration, deceleration, or a combination of both in different… Learn more

  • EHL Wills Team
    Lasting Powers of Attorney – what are the different types?
    January 25th, 2017 by EHL Wills Team

    Lasting Powers of Attorney (or LPAs) take two different forms, and whilst it is advisable to have both you could just have one type if that is more appropriate for you. Lasting Power of Attorney for Property and Financial Affairs – This power allows the attorney to deal with the finances, banking, bills, stocks, shares and… Learn more

  • EHL Wills Team
    12 reasons why you should have a Lasting Power of Attorney
    January 24th, 2017 by EHL Wills Team

    Have you recently noticed that somebody close to you is starting to suffer from ill health or becoming more forgetful about things? It’s not always easy to admit that someone you care about is getting old, or even that your own health is beginning to deteriorate, but it’s important to put arrangements in place ahead… Learn more

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