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Property Briefs – Buying a house – are you covered?

If you’re buying a house, you will of course need insurance cover for your new property, and your lender will require it. Here we pinpoint some specific items that some…


Get Your Enduring Powers of Attorney Sorted Out!

Having an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) is as vital as making sure you have a Will. Whether you’re 18 or 80 years old, you never know when you may…


Commercial eSpeaking Winter 2017

Agreements are comparable to relationship property agreements (colloquially known as ‘pre-nuptial agreements’), as the objective of each is to establish rules for relationship property – whether it’s in your business…


Know your rights and obligations

Many episodes of Neighbours at War told of disputes regarding shared driveways. Whether you currently own a property or  you’re in the market to buy a property with a shared driveway, it pays to know…


Confusion Turns To Clarity

This year the Government will pass into law a new Trusts Act, which will finally end many years of confusion and ambiguity.  Our Trust specialist, Ian Turner, was a member…


The New Trusts Act Is Coming

Earlier this month, the Ministry of Justice released the long-anticipated draft Trusts Bill for consultation. The proposed new Act sends a clear signal about the need to improve record-keeping and…



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