Our blog provides you with updates and points of view on different aspects of law that can affect individuals and businesses.

Posts are written by some of our partners, senior solicitors and solicitors.

‘No-Fault’ Divorce...

24 July 2019

Moves to introduce ‘no-fault’ divorce across England and Wales have been widely welcomed as a way in which parting couples can reduce conflict and smooth the pathway for both themselves and any children involved.

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Service charges – an added burden on top of a mortgage for new homeowners, but should they be worried if they fail to pay up?

19 July 2019

Monika Borek, a solicitor in Wilkin Chapman’s property team, looks at the legal truth as a growing number of properties on private housing developments come with a requirement to pay this extra annual charge.

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Town and village greens: developers are warned not to fall victim of TVG registration.

15 July 2019

Developers will be aware that where land is registered as a Town and Village Green (TVG) then development of that land is effectively prohibited. Developers will note with interest that a recent Court of Appeal ruling effectively stated that where land has already been identified for potential development then it will be too late for an application to be made to register a TVG.

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Wrongful births – the sensitive and often distressing cases that enter the legal arena.

11 July 2019

Wilkin Chapman senior solicitor and specialist in clinical negligence, Jonathan Baker, looks at the sensitive and often extremely distressing cases of wrongful births, in the wake of a high-profile legal case.

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‘Beware, the unregulated advisers are about’, another warning issued by law experts.

11 July 2019

A warning has been issued to beware of ‘professionals’ who are once again visiting rural market towns with promises that they can protect families’ financial pots from future care home fees.

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