News

The ongoing issue of Asbestos

18 Oct 2018

Despite being banned in late 1999, Asbestos is still a problem for property owners and tenants alike. 

Asbestos was historically used in the construction of buildings for over 200 years, particularly due to its fire resistant qualities. In the 1970s research emerged revealing asbestos as a health hazard and over the next 20 years it was generally phased out and then ultimately banned. A large number of buildings still contain asbestos containing materials and as such it is as relevant an issue today as it has ever been.

Welcome to solicitor Michaela Watts!

16 Oct 2018

We are delighted to welcome experienced solicitor Michaela Watts to our residential conveyancing team.

Michaela deals with all types of residential conveyancing – freehold/leasehold sale and purchases, transfers of equity, re-mortgages and the purchase of new build property. Michaela joins us from Fosters - and is already making her mark in our friendly, bustling conveyancing department!

 

Civil partnerships to be made available to mixed-sex couples

04 Oct 2018

Legal Trainee Chloé Holden looks at what Teresa May's announcement this week re civil partnerships will mean to mixed sex couples...

The Landlord Roadshow, Wed 26 September 6-9pm

11 Sep 2018

Property Investment Event - The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral, Wednesday 26 September, 6-9pm

Ignore the signs of Japanese Knotweed at your peril!

05 Sep 2018

Click on the image above to read partner Caroline Linsdell's warning about Japanese Knotweed in and around commercial premises. As recently featured on the front page of the Eastern Daily Press commercial property supplement. 

Landlords - will your Section 21 Notice be valid from 1.10.18?

10 Aug 2018

A valid Section 21 Notice seeking possession is only valid if a number of requirements are first satisfied, with potentially disastrous consequences if they are not. From 1 October 2018, the requirements will apply to all Assured Shorthold Tenancies (AST).  

Commercial property as an investment

31 Jul 2018

Partner Dan Evans was recently approached by the Eastern Daily Press to answer questions about investing in commercial property. Click on the image above to read his advice.

Welcome to Gary Leverett!

13 Jul 2018

We are delighted to welcome solicitor Gary Leverett to the firm's Disputes team.

Gary is a highly experienced Civil Litigation Solicitor with a particular interest in property disputes. Gary is able to provide specialist advice to both landlords and tenants in commercial and residential disputes; in boundary and rights of way disputes; trespass and illegal evictions. He is also able to advise in disputes involving contract, debt and professional negligence.

Why teamwork is so crucial in a building development

10 Jul 2018

Click on the image above to read an article by partner Caroline Linsdell, an expert in commercial property law, on the importance of teamwork among professionals.

Fun at the Norwich Food & Drink Festival!

22 Jun 2018

The 2018 Norwich Food & Drink Festival was a huge success, topped off by the final ever butchers' competition, the legendary 'Battle of the Bangers'. Click on the image to read all about this year's popular family-friendly foodie festival - an event that we have sponsored for the past four years.

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