Landlord deposit scheme advice – How to avoid getting caught out!

July 18, 2019   |   Written by: Liam O’Shea

It has long been the case that Landlords of residential properties have stringent rules to follow in the form of the Landlord deposit scheme. Previously, it was thought that some of these rules have not applied to new Landlords of ...

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Section 21 eviction – potentially major Gas Safety Certificate appeal incoming

July 17, 2019   |   Written by: Liam O’Shea

Ever since rules relating to Section 21 Notices were amended in 2015, landlords have had major difficulties enforcing Section 21 evictions – but with a recent decision by the Court of Appeal, that may, at least in part, be set ...

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Video: ‘No fault divorce’? – The biggest proposed change in divorce law for 50 years

July 1, 2019   |   Written by: Lauren Jones

The government has finally proposed plans to introduce ‘no fault divorce’, which means divorcing couples no longer have to blame each other for the breakdown of their marriage. The proposed reform to the divorce law was announced by Secretary David ...

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Astle Paterson’s Equality & Diversity Data 2019

July 1, 2019   |   Written by: Sally Wileman

As a law firm, Astle Paterson collate, report and publish workforce diversity data about the diversity make-up of our workforce. In turn, the Solicitors Regulation Authority uses the information to view the diversity make-up across the whole legal services sector. Astle ...

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Video: Your Guide to Creating a Will

June 18, 2019   |   Written by: Alex Rivers

Following on from our well-received video answering some of the most commonly asked questions about Divorce, we sat down with another of our solicitors to give the same clarity to the field of Wills. In the video Alex Rivers, our ...

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Tenant Fees Act 2019 – What are the changes?

June 7, 2019   |   Written by: Liam O’Shea

To help landlords understand the implications of the Tenant Fees Act 2019, we’ve summarised the key changes that it brings, and what it does away with.

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Ensuring the best succession planning for your business

May 28, 2019   |   Written by: David Williams

For successful company owners who are thinking of business succession, the options are many and varied, and no single solution is right for everyone. With our many years of experience in business law, we’ve seen many companies pass hands – ...

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Understanding corporate finance law

May 22, 2019   |   Written by: David Williams

Dealing with funding for your company can have a resounding impact that extends beyond your business life and into your personal life. With so much at stake, it is important to understand and prepare for any scenario – that is ...

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EMI share options: How to incentivise key staff

May 21, 2019   |   Written by: David Williams

In this first entry in our corporate advice series, we discuss EMI share options and their potential benefits to corporation and employee alike.

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Section 21 changes – The end of no-fault evictions?

April 20, 2019   |   Written by: Liam O’Shea

Many landlords are in need of sound legal advice following the recently proposed section 21 changes; read our brief and simple breakdown.

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