This article covers things you need to know on the Taxation (Bright-line Test for Residential Land) Act 2015 in relation to residential property acquired and disposed of within 2 years.
While contracts for the supply of health services are similar to other contracts for the supply of services, there are several clauses that will need careful consideration to ensure that they meet the specific requirements of the sector. In this article, Paul Middlemiss, who regularly advises clients on large scale, technical, and commercial contracts sets out key considerations for those contracting in the health sector.
Bankruptcy is often considered as the only option when creditors are banging down the door. However, there are several other options available to individuals that should be considered first. Implementation of an alternative could avoid the serious consequences that follow bankruptcy. In this article, Jess Mathieson sets out the criteria and consequences of insolvency options for individuals.
Construction law expert Karen Shaw reviews a recent judgment which highlights the importance of getting documentation finalised before starting any construction work. An expensive lesson learnt by a big company that can be applied to all working in the industry.
When cash can’t be king, make sure you have the next best thing.
Buying a house is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make, so it is important to be protected. Too often we see sale and purchase agreements in our offices that leave potential buyer’s stuck purchasing a home that…
Further restrictions on Landlord and Mortgagees’ rights have been announced and although those changes are still to be enacted it has been indicated they will apply retrospectively. In this article, Laura Fischer sets out the proposed changes to the Property Law Act 2007 which will extend the time periods for compliance with a default.
Purchasing a property with other people requires careful consideration and completing a property sharing agreement when you purchase a property can minimise problems in the future. Parties are often on the best of terms initially, but with any shared ownership, disputes can occur later. Completing a property sharing agreement where all owners record their expectations in relation to ownership and use of the property can be invaluable.
The Construction Contracts Act 2002 required strict compliance in order to recover payments under it. In this article, construction law specialist, Karen Shaw provides a summary of the key requirements to ensure that you get these claims right .
The High Court has recently made its first declaration regarding unfair contract terms. The terms in question were found within a standard form consumer contract used by Home Direct.