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Christmas Opening times

Please note that this firm will close for the Christmas break at midday on Friday the 22nd December 2017.We will re – open at 9.00 am on Tuesday the 2nd January 2018. We wish all of our clients , suppliers and professional colleagues a merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Notices and the Importance of getting them right

The recent High Court decision in Stodday Land Limited and Ripway Properties Limited V William Marsland Pye is an interesting decision in that it addresses the issue of the validity of a notice served upon a Tenant during the registration gap: namely the gap between completion of a sale of land and the registration by .. read more

The Importance of making a sensible offer

In some areas of Civil Litigation the successful Claimant is only allowed to recover fixed costs from the opponent if their claim is successful. The problem with that rule is that very often the costs incurred in bringing the claim are far higher than the fixed costs that one is allowed to recover from the .. read more

End of the road…….

…….for motorists arguments over parking fines We would venture that most of us, at some point or another, have felt the sting of a parking ticket. A gentleman by the name of Mr Beavis certainly did and he did not take it lying down. Mr Beavis was fined £85 for overstaying his time in a .. read more

The Consumer rights Act

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 (“the Act”) came into Force on the 1st October 2015. The Act consolidates and expands the protection afforded to Consumers in UK Law. The Act applies to contracts between a Trader and a Consumer. For the purposes of the legislation a “Consumer” is an individual acting for purposes that are .. read more

Intellectual Property Disputes

….Consider the alternatives Intellectual property disputes can be hugely expensive cases to fight. For a small business it may be simply impossible to fund an action even if you are the innocent victim. If you can’t protect your Intellectual Property rights it may finish off the business altogether. Therefore , if you are a small .. read more