Read our latest news, bringing you up-to-date with the latest legal changes and developments as well as Beviss and
Wills which do not make reasonable provision for family members – Court Case in progress
This week the Supreme Court will hear a case that should clarify the law on challenging wills on the grounds that they do not make reasonable provision for family and dependents. Animal charities are appealing a...
Emails – curse of the modern legal world?! – so say the Judges
Judges should be able to prevent litigants in person inundating the court with emails. So says Lady Justice King.
"Whilst every judge is sympathetic to the challenges faced by litigants in person, justice simply cannot be done through a...
Divorce rate continues its downward trend
There were 111,169 divorces in England and Wales in 2014, a
decrease of 3.1% compared with 2013 and a decline of 27% from a
recent peak in 2003, according to the latest release of divorce
figures by the Office for National Statistics.
The number of...
If you are considering allowing horses onto your land it is important to seek legal and tax advice. You should consider the most appropriate type of agreement to use as it is not always obvious.
1. Horses for purely recreational use
When there is no business element we would advise a licence or...
Shared ownership continues to be an attractive option for many people with the price of a home now unaffordable for many. However, although shared ownership looks as if it is a cheaper option, it is not without risks and these are often not made very clear at the beginning of...
A Tribunal case has been reported about using a residential flat for Airbnb accommodation. In this case a Lease contained a covenant not use the premises… “for any purpose whatsoever other than as a private residence”.
Air Bnb is a letting room website – (there are others!) – whereby ordinary members...