New member of the corporate and commercial team

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Leading Coventry and Warwickshire law firm Band Hatton Button are welcoming a familiar face into their corporate and commercial team.

How is the law changing to protect victims of domestic abuse

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Reading Time: 4 minutes In response to the ever increasing need to protect and support victims of domestic abuse and ensure sufficient preventative measures for…

How will loans be dealt with on divorce?

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Reading Time: 4 minutes When assessing how a loan will be considered in a financial settlement, we must determine whether the loan is a ‘hard’ or ‘soft’ loan…

Attention all Trustees

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Reading Time: 5 minutes The UK Trust Registration Service (TRS) came into being in 2017 as part of the UK implementing an EU anti-money laundering directive.

Japanese Knotweed – What you need to know

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Japanese Knotweed is a fast-growing invasive plant which can grow up between 10 – 20cm a day. Due to its rapid and aggressive growth…

Changes to Rent Arbitration

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Reading Time: 3 minutes The relevant period for protection from forfeiture following the Covid pandemic ends on 25 March 2022 however…

Cohabitation Agreements – Are They Necessary?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes There is an ongoing myth in society that a ‘common law partner’ has the same legal rights to make financial claims in the event of…

Lasting Powers of Attorney – Room for Improvement?

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Reading Time: 3 minutes A survey by Which? in November 2021 has found that there is widespread confusion about LPAs & their purpose, not only by the general public…

How and when are the rules changing in relation to tips?

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Reading Time: 2 minutes In September 2021 the government announced that it would reform tipping practices. On 1st February 2022 the Shadow Minister…

Probate Court Fees Increase

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Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s good news that the government’s original proposal to introduce a “death tax” has been scrapped, as this would have seen grieving families…