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What can I do if I have a dispute with my landlord or tenants?
Japanese Knotweed – what is the legal position?
How does divorce impact the finances (pensions) of those over 50?
Russian billionaire appeals against English court’s highest divorce award
Government steps into surrogacy breach
Listed buildings – pomp and planning
Child abduction and unlawful retention
Leasehold neighbour disputes – what are the steps you can take?
Management company forces leaseholder to remove dog from their flat
Domestic abuse – what is it?
Don’t like Mundy? – Why did the Court of Appeal reject this case?
Unreasonable insurance premiums?
GDPR – five steps to compliance
A less painful divorce
Unopposed Business Lease Renewals – London Region First Tier Tribunal Pilot Scheme
Conveyancing chains: the ties that bind
Landlord: I have an Order for Possession – what now?
Divorce & Pensions: Women left behind…
Are lock out agreements the way forward?
Boundary Disputes – Protocol or Court?
Boundary and right of way disputes between neighbours
When does bad conduct matter?
Is there a marriage between Elle Macpherson and her “husband” to dissolve, or not?
International surrogacy and how to bring a baby back to UK
‘Keeping up with the Law’ on surrogacy
What does parental responsibility really mean?
Where are we now on divorce?
Buying a property that needs a lease extension
London “Divorce Capital of the World” – a warning to overseas workers
The Crown Estate – new leases in Crown Land
Flat Management Companies – What is a Section 21 Accountant’s report?
Flat Management Companies – Do you need an accountant?
What is a recognised Tenants’ Association?
Leasehold property and alterations
‘Elim Court’ & Right to Manage – How wrong is right?
Where should notice be served?
Making a Lasting Power of Attorney – don’t leave it until it is too late!
Owens v Owens – a case of divorce purgatory
Passing on your estate – Inheritance Act 1975
Leaving the family home in a Will; an Englishman’s home is his family’s castle sized tax bill
Help for Residents’ Associations from the FPRA
Call for change: adultery as a heterosexual act
Financial claims in the English family courts following an overseas divorce
Trustees and beneficiaries – conflict and removal
Divorcing spouses be warned: disobey Family Court orders at your peril
Does my new partner’s wealth affect my divorce?
Recent case-law developments for unmarried couples
The Crown Estate – Lease Extensions in Excepted Areas
Is it time for “no fault” divorce law?
Yet another reason why you really should write a Will
Service charges in the news
Buying a property with a short lease
Buying the freehold with a commercial element
What is a leaseback?
Internal relocation with children upon relationship breakdown – what are the rules?
Tax and Lease Extensions
Are you a Non-Dom owner of UK residential property?
ALEP response to the government consultation on tribunal fees
How far should HR get involved in disciplinary proceedings?
Dishonesty in divorce proceedings: why it pays to provide full and frank financial disclosure
Seller’s Property Information Form: Seller Beware?
Will battle daughter wins £164,000
Landlord’s refusal to renew commercial leases based on substantial breaches under the lease
Leasehold Houses – Podcast
What is freehold? (And how do I buy my freehold?)
Podcast with LEASE on leasehold houses
Bad Debts – a Debtors delight?
Podcast – Mark Chick on Property Battlefield 16th March 2015
Section 5A Landlord & Tenant Act 1987
Court of Appeal clarifies test for capacity to consent to sex
Bishop & Sewell refresh their brand and website
International Women’s Day – Q&A with Eileen Pembridge
International Women’s Day – Q&A with Gina Fairfax
Commonhold – will it take hold?
Forthcoming Royal Wedding
Stamp Duty Land Tax relief for first-time buyers
Promotions at Bishop & Sewell
Bishop & Sewell recognised in Chambers & Partners 2018 legal rankings
Mark Chick and Chris Macartney appear in The Hot 100
Legal 500 rankings 2017
Bishop & Sewell and Fisher Meredith agree to merge
Mark Chick on ITN – Leasehold houses and ground rents
Bishop & Sewell listed as Finalists in this year’s ERMAs
Bishop & Sewell advises on Spinnaker Opportunities IPO
London Legal Walk 2017
Bishop & Sewell strengthens Leasehold Enfranchisement Team
Members of PRAGMA
Swansea City: Supporters Trust
Jeremy Sivyer joins the firm
David Little joins the firm
Will Twidale joins the firm
Philip Rutter joins the firm
Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards 2016
Leasehold Forum 1st October 2015
Bishop & Sewell LLP win ‘Solicitors of the Year’ 2015
Bishop & Sewell ERMAs finalists
Mark Chick speaking at the PSG Conference in London – 7th November 2017
Chris Macartney speaking at the Landlord Investment Show – 7th November 2017
Bishop & Sewell speaking at the Landlord Investment Show – 6th September 2017
Chris Macartney speaking at the Landlord Investment Show – 15th June 2017
RICS CPD Birmingham – 24th May 2017
Bishop & Sewell presence at Landlord Investment Shows 2017
ALEP 10th Anniversary Conference
Advice to flat owners
ALEP 10th Anniversary Dinner & Conference – 23 March 2017
The Leasehold Roadshow – 28 February 2017
Advice to leaseholders
Landlord Investment Show – 8th November 2016
ALEP Conference – 10th October 2016
FPRA AGM – 16 November 2016
ALEP working group
Mark Chick Speaking at Landlord Investment Show 2015
Seminar with Prospect Wealth
Missing Landlords Webinar – 27th May 2015
ALEP Conference – 24th March 2015
Landlord Investment Show – 5th March 2015
Landlord & Letting Show – 25th/ 26th February 2015
LEASE Conference – 4th February 2015
Court of Appeal rejects Mundy Appeal
Business Lease Renewals are heading for the tribunal
A new Pre-action Protocol for Debt claims
Uber loses its worker-status appeal in Employment Appeal Tribunal
UK post-Brexit vision for EU citizens draws fire from MEPs
What is Comprehensive Sickness Insurance?
Breaking news: Regulation of managing agents
Is the Home Office trying to break the bank?
Tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market – Government consultation
Will all be fair in love and law?
Surrogacy Update – Parental Orders
New divorce form naming adulterers causes concern
Leasehold Houses & Ground Rents
Inheritance tax and the family home
What is the future for three-person IVF?
New Data Protection Rules
White Paper on Housing: Fixing the Housing Market?
Basement Excavations: High Court case sets new planning precedent
New minimum energy efficiency atandards for Landlords
Changes to Inheritance Tax for ‘non-doms’
Home Office launches European passport return service and online forms
New Investors’ Relief
Introduction of Tribunal Fees for Enfranchisement Matters – from 18th July 2016
Brexit: What is the likely impact on your business?
Persons with Significant Control of Companies
Brexit: Possible effects on the Justice system
Jewelcraft v Pressland
The importance of asking for leasebacks in the landlord’s counter notice
Visa, immigration and nationality applications and service fee increases announced for 2016/2017
Changes to EU Succession rules
An update on the Immigration Act and its impact on residential landlords
New changes for residential landlords in Assured Shorthold Tenancies (ASTs)
When is commuting time, working time?
Consumer Protection (Amendment) Regulations 2014
Consultation on tribunal fees
New regulations affecting residential lettings
Summer Budget 2015 Highlights
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