24 Jun

Dealing with Absent Landlords

Property Department What is an absent landlord? In cases of absent landlords, the freeholders (or landlords) are not in contact and cannot be found. This

18 Jun

London Legal Walk 2019

On Monday 17 June 2019 nine Hanne & Co employees left Battersea to join 15,000 walkers on the London Legal Walk. Hanne and Co raised

13 Jun

You’ve got the Power! ….But only if you choose to use it

Wills, Probate & Trusts Department A Power of Attorney allows you, as the donor, to appoint an attorney(s) to act on your behalf when you

03 Jun

Stamp duty relief for first-time buyers

Property Department Over the past decade housing affordability has become a worldwide issue with house prices rocketing across the globe. In the UK, the age

31 May

The Leaseholder’s Dilemma – Extending your Lease

Property Department The leaseholder’s dilemma: do you extend early and stay in control of your property? Or do you hold out in the hope that

28 May

One Paw in the Grave

Wills, Probate & Trusts Department   The sorry tail begins…   The United Kingdom has long been a nation of animal lovers from the Queen’s

21 May

Marriage vs. Cohabitation

What is a Cohabiting Couple? A couple that is living together but not married or in a civil partnership. Many couples choose to live together

10 May


When leaving your employment, your employer may ask you to enter into a settlement agreement (formerly known as compromise agreement). We set out below some

07 May

Civil Partnership Extension

On 26th March 2019 the Civil Partnership, Marriages and Deaths (Registration Etc.) Act 2019 was given Royal Assent. One of the changes brought about by

02 May

Happy Holidays…Removing your Child from the Jurisdiction as a Separated Parent

Family & Divorce Law Department With the summer holidays fast approaching, many families will be making plans for a relaxing break away with the children.

02 May

New Charity of the Year – Katherine Low Settlement

Hanne & Co LLP are delighted to announce the Katherine Low Settlement as their new charity of the year. Hanne & Co has been offering

29 Apr

Succession for Family Businesses

Company & Commercial Department https://www.hanne.co.uk/hanne-commercial/  GUEST BLOG: SUCCESSION FOR FAMILY BUSINESSES Preparing for the next generation to take over is particularly important in a family owned business

25 Apr

No fault divorce – Ending the Blame Game

Family & Divorce Department Justice Secretary, David Gauke, has recently announced that the government will bring forward legislation to introduce ‘no-fault divorces’. Under the current

24 Apr

Are Pre-nuptial Agreements Binding?

Family & Divorce Law Department What is a Pre-nuptial Agreement? A Pre-Nuptial Agreement is a Deed entered into by parties before they marry with a

23 Apr

Help to Buy for First Time Buyers

Residential Property & Conveyancing Department   So, you’re looking to purchase your first home. You’ve worked hard and saved enough to get a small deposit

15 Apr

Do I need a Shareholders’ Agreement?

Corporate Department   The short answer is no. Under UK law, there is extensive legislation that regulates not only the company itself but the relationship

10 Apr

How do I get the best divorce settlement?

Family Law Department In England and Wales there is no precise mathematical formula that will tell you what you should get (or what you should

02 Apr

Total raised for CALM, 2018/2019

  Hanne & Co Solicitors LLP are delighted to announce that they have raised £5,571.66 for CALM  (Campaign Against Living Miserably), the firm’s nominated charity for

27 Mar

Section 21 notices and documents that need to be served before valid section 21 can be served by a landlord

Section 21 notices and documents that need to be served before valid section 21 can be served by a landlord Serving a tenant a section

15 Mar

The Rise in Probate Fees

Wills, Probate & Trusts Department As of April 2019 the way probate fees are calculated is changing, so that for estate’s over £50,000 there will

25 Feb

How will the rule of law be affected by advances in legal technology?

Hanne & Co is very proud that one of their trainees, Daniel Gray, who sits in the Commercial department has received a Highly Commended award

07 Jan

Merry Quizmas 2018

On 11th December 2018 we hosted our annual Christmas event at the Sir Christopher Hatton Pub in Chancery Lane. We welcomed guests from a variety