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  • EHL Conveyancing Team
    Need to recover a debt? Ensure you are compliant with the new ‘rules’

    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

  • Chris Barber - Residential Conveyancing

    Radon Radon is a noble gas which has been classified as “carcinogenic to humans” by the International Agency for Research on Cancer. It is the second largest cause of lung cancer, being a factor in 1,100 deaths annually nationwide. It is odourless, tasteless and colourless making it impossible for those without specialised equipment to detect… Learn more

  • Renovating Property and Business Rates

    Property Guardians – Just Another Tenant? There has been a great deal of interest since the recession among commercial property owners in placing ‘Guardians’ in empty premises. Guardians are usually solvent individuals seeking somewhere a little unusual to rent, possibly in an area than may not otherwise be able to afford. There are even companies… Learn more

  • How can Debt recovery tackle rising court costs?

    How can debt recovery tackle rising court costs?   Barely a year goes by without an increase in the court fees for civil claims, including taking a debtor to court – and the increases in just the past three years have been truly eye-watering.   It began on April 22nd 2014, when fees for claims… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Probate: Who Can Apply?

    Who can apply for probate depends upon whether the Deceased left a Will, or not. Where there is a Will If a Will is left the person with the responsibility for applying for probate is called the Executor, and the Will names who this is to be. Common issues are: i)              Locating the Will –… Learn more

  • Paul Stubbs - Litigation
    Honda make the world’s first Super Mower with on board fire extinguisher

    Honda – the engineering company from Japan has yet again excelled itself by developing the world’s greatest lawnmower! Men up and down the country will be drooling at the 130mph lawnmower that comes complete with its own fire extinguisher! Never has gardening been so exciting. Alan Titchmarsh may have something to say about this but… Learn more

  • EHL Family Law Team
    Divorce and protection of the Matrimonial Home

    One reason for acting quickly in a case of marriage breakdown is the risk posed to the matrimonial home by a sudden cessation of mortgage payments.  Even if a married couple have each been paying half of the mortgage, the sudden loss of one income with one party leaving can have a catastrophic effect on… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    What is probate?

    ‘Probate’ is a term used commonly when discussing the right to handle a deceased person’s affairs. A ‘grant of representation’ may be applied for when someone dies, giving you the legal right to deal with their money, property and possessions, also known as their estate. This right to handle the estate is called ‘Probate’. Probate… Learn more

  • Emma Fuller - Wills, Probate and LPA
    Why do I need a Lasting Power of Attorney?

    A Lasting Power of Attorney is the ability to allow someone to make decisions and manage the affairs of someone who no longer has the capacity to do these important things. There are two types of Lasting Power of Attorney; one which allows the attorney to manage the person’s property and financial affairs and one… Learn more

  • Andrew Robinson - Employment Law
    Living Wage v Minimum Wage

    The  Living Wage Foundation (LWF) the living wage for London is £8.55 an hour and for the rest of the UK £7.45 an hour. Compare that with the national minimum wage of £6.19 an hour and it may not be surprising that many employers are choosing to pay a ‘living wage’ as oppose to just… Learn more

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