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Date: 02 Jul 2014

Flooding:  is your business prepared for the great British weather?

It’s hard to believe that six months have passed since the wettest winter on record, however it’s not easy to forget the devastation that the flooding brought to residences and businesses throughout the South of England.

Date: 27 Jun 2014

Reassurance for buyers as housing market booms

Our property team underlines the importance of working with solicitors who have your best interests at heart and will ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible.

Date: 26 Jun 2014

The root of the problem for warring neighbours

The damage that tree roots can do to neighbouring properties can result in a hefty bill, as one North London woman found out recently.

Date: 24 Apr 2014

Power lines lead to £5.8 million settlement

A company whose hopes of selling a narrow strip of development land for more than £5.8 million were stymied by the overhead power lines running across it will be fully compensated for its contractual loss.

Date: 17 Apr 2014

COMMUNITY FEATURE: Buckinghamshire - a county with thriving communities

Richard Dickson from the Community Foundation explains how you can support your local communities and even increase the value of donations by 50%.

Date: 17 Feb 2014

Love thy neighbour or face the consequences

A homeowner is forced to pay more than £17,000 in damages after her hedge damaged the foundations of her neighbour's home.

Date: 10 Feb 2014

Small error nearly has big consequence

Flat dwellers' hopes of acquiring the right to manage (RMT) their building were almost halted by the exclusion of three critical letters

Date: 10 Feb 2014

Property use restriction is reasonable, rules Tribunal

A decision by the Upper Tribunal to not remove a long standing covenant, ends dispute between landlord and leaseholder.

Date: 07 Feb 2014

Chancel repair liability risk – reduced but not gone

Homeowners may be breathing a sigh of relief following the widely publicised reports that ‘chancel repair liability’ (CRL) must now be registered to be effective – but the risk still remains for some.

Date: 06 Feb 2014

Landlord who allowed a lease to run on loses claim for possession

A new tenancy created after an assured shorthold tenancy reaches the end of its term can have implications for the landlord.