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By Victoria Maxwell
The Department of Health and Social Care recently published guidance for surrogates and intended parents, which sets out how to start a family through a surrogacy arrangement in England and Wales.
By Charlie Davidson
In a recent appeal between the freeholder and the leaseholder of a ground floor flat, the High Court has judged that the subsoil below the property did not belong to the ground floor and basement flat.
By Louise Barretto
At the end of June 2018 the Supreme Court handed down a judgment saying that heterosexual couples should have the same right as same sex couples to enter into civil partnerships.
By Rachel Waller
You've found your dream home, you've had an independent valuation carried out, and it seems that the home you want to buy is worth the valuation.
By Philip Rutter
On 18 July 2018 the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the case of Mills v Mills.
By Philip Rutter
There are a multitude of articles from family lawyers extolling the virtues of the various types of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): mediation, collaborative law and arbitration.
By Helen Langworthy, Shelina Vaiya
The Residence Nil Rate Band (RNRB) came into effect on 6 April 2017. This is an Inheritance Tax allowance which will be available in addition to the standard Nil Rate Band, currently £325,000...
By Shelina Vaiya
It is difficult to comprehend that you would ever lose the ability to manage your own affairs but mental and physical incapacity can happen to anyone at any time.
By Bishop & Sewell
One might think that the freedom of a person to dispose of his or her assets by Will is, or ought to be, sacrosanct.
By Bishop & Sewell
While a request for a divorce may come as a shock, most people come to the realisation that if their spouse considers that the marriage is over then, perhaps after attending marriage counselling, there is no point fighting the inevitable.
By Bishop & Sewell
Inheritance Tax And The Family Income – 5 Things You Should Know
By Bishop & Sewell
Leasehold experts Stuart Merrison, Chris Macartney and Mark Chick were in Hackney on Monday meeting leaseholders and answering questions about service charges, lease extension and freehold matters.
By Bishop & Sewell
The Government has today published its White Paper on housing – see the paper entitled ‘Fixing our Broken Housing Market':
By Andrew Humphrey
New rights, new responsibilities and new obligations are coming into force with the new Data Protection Rules due in May 2018.
By Bishop & Sewell
Running a successful private residents' association is certainly not without its share of difficulties.