Legal News

Buying a New Build Property

May 4, 2018

Buying a new home may seem a much easier option for you than buying an older property. There’s no to-ing and fro-ing with the Estate Agents...

Edward Hands and Lewis delighted to announce new collaboration with Fitzalan Partners

March 7, 2018

Conveyancing specialists Edward Hands and Lewis are delighted to announce news of their new collaboration with Fitzalan Partners...

Lasting Power of Attorney: do your parents need one?

January 26, 2018

LPA is short for “Lasting Power of Attorney”. They were actually intended for use by younger people...

Lasting Powers of Attorney – What You Need to Know

January 18, 2018

Many people believe once they have completed and had their LPA registered they need not...

Consequence of a Delay or Late Completion Conveyancing

January 17, 2018

Once Contracts have been exchanged for a property transaction certain terms come into effect...

Residential Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

December 22, 2017

As discussed in our previous article on this point on the 26th November, following the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget speech...

Possessory Title

December 18, 2017

If land is unregistered at Land Registry and the paper title deeds cannot be located it is possible...

What are Pre-Contract Enquiries

December 13, 2017

A critical element for any transaction is responding to enquiries raised by the buyer’s representative...

The Bank of Mum and Dad

December 4, 2017

Most parents will naturally want to help their offspring onto the property ladder and with the price of property these days it is often...

Unregistered Land

November 29, 2017

Since 1958 land transactions have had to be registered at Land Registry...