A complex commercial debt
We acted in relation to a dispute between a successful company who supplied fixings and other products in the building industry. A complex dispute arose involving issues of contract and the terms of a consignment agreement. The other party to the dispute took a robust approach and served a Statutory Demand which we advised was inappropriate.Continue Reading... Construction DisputesContract DisputesDispute ResolutionEducation DisputesFor YouInjunctionsIntellectual Property DisputesMediation & Alternative Dispute ResolutionProfessional NegligenceProperty Disputes
Extension on a Private Property Lease
We acted for a client who was selling a private flat. Only when a sale had been agreed and we were instructed, did she realise that the lease had only 60 years to run and was not acceptable as security to the buyer’s lender, and therefore not acceptable to any buyer, without the lease being extended.
There is a statutory procedure for extending the lease by 90 years. There is a strict timetable and whilst most people would be advised to contact their landlord to agree the extension, in this case the landlord was a company that had been dissolved several years before, and therefore could not grant the extension.Continue Reading... Buying a PropertyCo ownershipCommercial & Residential PropertyConveyancingConveyancing costsDelays in the Conveyancing Process GuideFirst RegistrationFor YouLeasehold propertyLost Title DeedsPurchaseRemortgaging Your PropertyResidential PropertyRetirement PropertySaleSelling a PropertyTransfers of Ownership
A judge once ordered the return of two little girls to their mother. They had been with their father for 14 months and he cared for them when their mother left to live with someone else. The judge decided that the children should return to live with their mother and the father appealed and lost.Continue Reading... ArbitrationChildren LawCohabitation AgreementsCollaborative LawDivorceDomestic AbuseFamily Law Advice you can TrustFamily Law SolicitorsFinancial ClaimsFor YouHow much does a divorce costLegally Changing Your NameMediationRights and Responsibilities of Unmarried FathersSame Sex MarriagesSeparation AgreementsWhat are the Grounds for DivorceWhat legal rights do umarried couples have?Wills, Trusts & Probate