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Bishop & Sewell LLP Nominated At The ERMA’s

Bishop & Sewell LLP are delighted to announce that they have been nominated as a finalist in the prestigious Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards (the ‘ERMAs’) to be held in Central London this week. The firm has been nominated in the category of Solicitors of the Year. Head of Landlord & Tenant / Leasehold… Read more »

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Do You Let Residential Property?

Do you let residential property? If so you need to comply with the rules on holding tenants’ deposits. Since 6th April 2007, landlords who let property under an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) have been required to pay all deposits into an approved Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS). In addition, a Landlord must also provide certain information… Read more »

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An Update On Tenancy Deposit Schemes

Which types of tenancies are caught by the Tenancy Deposit Schemes (TDS)? A landlord who lets a residential property on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy (AST) must, since 6th April 2007, pay any deposit into an approved TDS. The majority of residential lettings are likely to be under an AST. The exceptions to this are where… Read more »

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ALEP 5th Anniversary Dinner

The landlord & tenant team from Bishop & Sewell LLP were out in force together with over 180 leasehold enfranchisement specialists to help celebrate the 5th Anniversary of ALEP (the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners) which was held at the IET at 2 Savoy Place in Central London on 02/02/2012. In attendance was the Rt…. Read more »

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Not Made A Will?

“In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes” said Benjamin Franklin – over two centuries later this holds as true. Whether we approve of it or not, Inheritance Tax is here to stay for the foreseeable future but whereas in the past it only affected the estates of those at least moderately wealthy,… Read more »

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