Provides an overview of the UK tax treatment of UK resident non-domiciliaries under the remittance basis of taxation.Download PDF
The message: Legal principles can take precedence over fairness.
The case: Yet another landlord has successfully defeated a tenant’s break clause on a technicality (Avocet Industrial Estates v Merol, 19.12.11). The right to break a lease early is valuable for a tenant but its exercise often involves overcoming hurdles, some of which the tenant may not even be aware of.Read more
Lucy Barber reviews a recent case where the court was required to consider whether the oweners of houseboats held as tenants or as licensees?
First published in Property Law Journal, 23 January 2012.Download PDF
The message: Free advice can prove very costly.
The case: The Court of Appeal has decided that solicitors can owe extensive duties to clients, even where quick advice is given at no charge (Padden v Bevan Ashford, 21.12.11).Read more
Natasha Rees looks at recent developments from the Courts.
First published in News on the block, issue 58.Download PDF
Zahra Kanani translates the legal meaning of key charitable terms.
First published in Winter 2012 - Charities Appeals Supplement.Download PDF
Reviewing the potential problems of entering into an agreement with telecomms to install apparatus on land. Published in Solicitors Journal, December 2011.Download PDF
Access all areas. Whaley v Whaley poses the question of when a trust fund is a 'resource' in a divorce proceedings. First published in Trusts and Estates Law & Tax Journal, December 2011.Download PDF
The involvement of a family lawyer at the beginning of the relationship can minimise the conflict (and cost) at the end.Download PDF
First published in Property Law Journal, 5 December 2011.Download PDF