Private Client Articles

Charity Trustees – Guidance

The regime governing charities has been progressively tightened up over the years, making the sort of scandals that were once not uncommon much more of...

Divorce and the Company Director

Divorce is almost never easy and the financial negotiations can be protracted and difficult, particularly when there are business interests involved. In this article we...

Unfair Contract Terms – Your Rights as a Consumer

UK consumer protection legislation is robust, giving them substantial rights and imposing significant obligations on traders. Indeed, in some cases the actions of a vendor...

Divorce and the Family Home

Family break-up is always complicated and when there is a property involved, things can get very complex indeed. In principle, when a couple are cohabiting (not...

What is a Trust?

A trust comes into effect when a ‘settlor’ places money, land or other assets in the hands of trustees. The trustees are the legal owners...

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Private Client News

Libel by Internal Email Proves ExpensiveDecember 27, 2017

Many people think that for a libel to occur, the statement made has to be both false and made in public, but in fact that...

Failure to Use Solicitor for Will Leads to ChallengeDecember 1, 2017

Charities are generally thought of as being mild and benevolent organisations and in many ways they are, but some can also be very aggressive when...

Insurance Extension on the Cards?November 28, 2017

Under UK law, it is compulsory for all vehicles that are used on public roads to be insured, and third-party liability insurance, which covers accidental...

Mis-Sold an Interest Rate Hedging Product? Don’t Miss the Time Limit for a ClaimNovember 20, 2017

Mis-selling of interest rate hedging products (IRHPs) by lenders has caused acute financial pain to a great many businesses and individuals and, as one High...

Change of Use Over Time Leads to Four-Day Court BattleNovember 17, 2017

Rights of way over land are a constant source of dispute and, because the law relating to land is complex, such disputes all too frequently...

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