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Leasehold Property and Alterations

The website ‘Property 118’ has published Mark Chick’s article on leasehold property and alterations. If you own a leasehold flat or house or commercial premises and want to do works, you should read this first. A link to the article appears below: https://www.property118.com/leasehold-property-alterations/99492/ If you would like to discuss any leasehold issues by all means… Read more »

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Where should notice be served?

In this article Mark Chick takes a look at the case of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council v Tanna and the question of whether service on the registered proprietor will be good service. Click here for further details. If you have a query about leasehold issues then please contact leasehold@bishopandsewell.co.uk or call 020 7631 4141 and ask… Read more »

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Bishop & Sewell advises on Spinnaker Opportunities IPO

Bishop & Sewell has advised Spinnaker Opportunities, a new cash shell, on its admission to the Standard List of the London Stock Exchange and its Placing and Subscription of over 26 million shares. Admission and Dealings occurred at 5 pence per share on Wednesday 17th May. Spinnaker is the latest venture of veteran small-cap trouble-shooter turned… Read more »

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RICS CPD Birmingham – 24th May 2017

Mark Chick is speaking at the RICS CPD Day in Birmingham giving a case update on Leasehold Enfranchisement. Any delegates from the day who would like copies of the slides or to follow up on the day should contact leasehold@bishopandsewell.co.uk If you would like to discuss leasehold issues generally or have a question for our… Read more »

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Bishop & Sewell presence at Landlord Investment Shows 2017

We will be present at several Landlord Investment Shows throughout the year in June, September and November. These events provide a platform for current and prospective landlords to keep up-to-date with industry developments and provide access to experts to gain in-depth knowledge of UK property hot-spots. You can find out more details below: London Olympia… Read more »

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Owens v Owens – a case of divorce purgatory

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. Grounds for divorce The law in England and Wales requires a marriage to have irretrievably… Read more »

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Passing on your estate – Inheritance Act 1975

You might think that the freedom of a person to dispose of his or her assets by Will is, or ought to be, sacrosanct. In England and Wales, as opposed to many European jurisdictions and jurisdictions further afar, this is largely the case. The Inheritance Act 1975 That freedom exists in England and Wales, save… Read more »

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