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Defending a negligence claim against a property professional

If you are a professional working in the property sector, you may at some point face a claim from a disgruntled client claiming that you have been negligent in your advice, or in your work for them. This can affect any property professional, such as surveyors, estate agents, builders, conveyancers, project managers and architects, amongst […]

Immigration Health Surcharge Increase

The UK Government initially announced a planned increase to the Immigration Health Surcharge (IHS) in July 2023, with an expected implementation in Autumn 2023. Due to the parliamentary process, the increase faced delays, but it is now confirmed to take effect on February 6, 2024, following the approval of The Immigration (Health Charge) (Amendment) Order […]

Help With Fees scheme amended

When considering any kind of application to the family court, one of the main factors which might be preventing an applicant from submitting their application form is the worry over how they are going to meet the relevant application fee. For example, the Court currently charges £593 to deal with a divorce petition application, £275 […]

Buying a property from a mortgagee in possession or a receiver

As mortgage interest rates remain high, more homeowners are struggling financially. While repossession is a last resort for lenders, the number of them is increasing and the trend looks likely to continue. If your own finances are sound, buying a repossessed property could be an opportunity, as, typically, these properties are cheaper to buy than […]