20 Jan

Intestacy – Increase in the Statutory Legacy for Spouses & Civil Partners

The government has announced an increase in the ‘statutory legacy’ in situations of intestacy from £250,000 to £270,000. The sum takes effect from 6 February

17 Jan

Leasehold Covenants

Contained within the Leases of long residential leasehold properties will be several Leasehold covenants. Whilst the new Leaseholder may not have been a party to

15 Jan

Residential Service Charges – An Overview

If you have ever owned a residential leasehold property or are in the process of purchasing one, you may have come across the term service

14 Jan

Delays in the Family Court – Mitigating Delays in Financial Proceedings

At the end of 2019, one of my colleagues was advised by the judge at a Financial Dispute Resolution Appointment (FDR) in the family court

13 Jan

Narcissistic Personality Disorder

In line with trends in society at large, the number of clients we see who seek to explain their partner’s undesirable characteristics by a diagnosis