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Emma Northover

Forced to Sell the Farm – Proprietary Estoppel

Posted by Emma Northover on September 23rd 2019 in AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL AFFAIRS , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS .

The recent cases on Proprietary Estoppel have once again brought this unusual topic into the news.  In these recent cases, the Courts have upheld claims by children of farmers and awarded them significant interests in the farms. 

In the first case, the Court of Appeal upheld the Judge’s decision to award...

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Mark Ollier

Equity Release – Bad Press?

Posted by Mark Ollier on April 17th 2019 in DISPUTES AND CLAIMS , MOVING HOUSE .

Equity Release is now receiving more scrutiny as its popularity increases. More popular than ever, 10 years ago one would rarely see any advertisement for Equity Release Schemes on the television. Now there are many on daytime tv and demand is increasing.

It is essential to choose a scheme, a broker...

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Mark Ollier

Notices Requiring Possession of Assured Shorthold Tenancies

Posted by Mark Ollier on April 17th 2019 in COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS , MOVING HOUSE .

The news that the Government is thinking of planning on heavily amending Landlord’s rights to serve Section Notices on tenants requiring possession,  comes as something of a surprise, even after the raft of new rules and regulations imposed on private Landlords and the tax changes including huge surcharges on SDLT...

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Mark Ollier

Noisy Neighbours?

Posted by Mark Ollier on January 10th 2019 in DISPUTES AND CLAIMS .

One or two recent cases have emphasised that legal action can be taken against neighbours where the impact of the noise is sufficiently loud to be invasive and disturbing to an objective standard. This can often occur in situations where there is a block of flats and noises can easily...

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Mark Ollier

Rented Property Change of Ownership

Posted by Mark Ollier on January 10th 2019 in COMMERCIAL PROPERTY , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS , MOVING HOUSE .

Notices regarding change of ownership of rented properties - Tenants are not always aware that the identity of their Landlord has changed and Landlords are often unaware of their obligations both in respect of residential and commercial properties where the freehold has changed hands and a new Landlord is in...

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Mark Ollier

Problems with Potholes?

Posted by Mark Ollier on October 30th 2018 in All , DISPUTES AND CLAIMS .

Some of us in the South West have endured the anguish of being stranded on an unlit  road in the dark having driven into a pothole and calling out the motoring club for assistance. Unfortunately, with local authority budgets limited, the pothole crisis in the area seems to get worse every...

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