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Key points on Lease Expiry The best practice to prevent a Tenant acquiring rights under the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 (1954 Act) on the expiry of a lease contracted out of the 1954 Act is the following:- 1.The landlord (including its agents) should not to demand or collect any payment (whether as rent, mesne[…]

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Tenancy Deposits – where are we now and why is 24 June 2015 important? Deposits paid under Assured Shorthold Tenancies have been the source of many sleepless nights by landlords who were reeling after the full implications of the decision in Superstrike Ltd v Rodrigues [2013] EWCA Civ 669 percolated through the residential housing system,[…]

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When one party has decided to start Divorce proceedings there can be a worry that if they do, their spouse will refuse to “sign the papers”. It is not uncommon when a relationship breaks down for one party to feel that the other will cause significant difficulties when a Divorce Petition is issued. Whether this[…]

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Parental Responsibility or PR means all of the rights, duties, powers and responsibility which a parent has in relation to the child and their property. These rights exist so that a parent can carry out their parental duties. There is no definitive list of these rights and duties as they will change throughout a child’s[…]

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Major changes were introduced in 2015 to the law on Company Directors Disqualification. Amongst the changes introduced by the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (“SBEE”), the courts were given the power to make a Compensation Order against an individual who has already been disqualified as a director under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (CDDA) by[…]

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As Worthing Solicitors we know it’s a good place to live and for business In recent years Worthing has kept under the radar of developers, commercial property owners and businesses from outside the area, purely due to the misconception of the town having an ageing population – which could not be further from the truth![…]

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Discount Rate change comes into effect 20 March 2017 Every day innocent people suffer from injuries caused by someone else’s negligence. Those who suffer from catastrophic injuries of brain damage, spinal cord injuries, amputation or multiple injuries perhaps leaving them unable to work or care for themselves require substantial compensation payments to ensure that appropriate[…]

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