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Japanese Knotweed rears its head again.
Japanese Knotweed rears its head again.

Japanese knotweed is a weed which has the potential to cause severe damage to foundations of buildings as is it prolific and continues to grow up concrete and brickwork. Once the buildings...

The (Not So) Secret Diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (Not So) Secret Diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

I had thought I had left my days of school reports behind me. Unfortunately, I had not. Grown ups call them “appraisals” instead of school reports but they are basically the same. The...

What to do if you lose the title deeds to your property
What to do if you lose the title deeds to your property

Registered TitleIf you cannot find the title deeds to your property and your title is registered, copies evidencing the legal ownership of the property can be obtained from HM Land Registry. The...

The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

Christmas party timeChristmas had rolled around quickly as always. I had been a Legal Assistant for nearly 6 months and had just about figured out what I was supposed to be doing. The problem...

What to do when shopping for Conveyancing quotes
What to do when shopping for Conveyancing quotes

You have found the house of your dreams or you have found a buyer for your property, however, the next few steps to either making that house your home or selling your house can be very scary! The...

Allotments de-listed as asset of community value
Allotments de-listed as asset of community value

The First Tier Tribunal has held that land used as allotments and listed as an asset of community value (ACV) by Ribble Valley Borough Council should be de-listed to allow for its use as part of a...

The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

Picture DayOne of the worse things about becoming a grown up and adulting is having to have your picture taken for the website. When I first joined the firm, the photo style was a simple white...

The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor
The (not so) secret diaries of a Trainee Solicitor

Wardrobe malfunctionsSo I had survived my first Court case with only very nearly being held in contempt of Court - I am going to call that a success. It felt good, I had been in the job six months...

Increase in Lending by the “Bank of Mum and Dad”
Increase in Lending by the “Bank of Mum and Dad”

In recent years there has been an increase in parents assisting their children as it becomes increasingly more difficult for young people to get on to the property ladder. According to a study by...

Don't get caught offside!
Don't get caught offside!

Whether you are innocently just trying to watch a postponed fixture or are actually avoiding paying the extortionate fees for Sky Sports, online streams have been the answer. However, Justice...