Caring for Elderly Relatives

Caring for Elderly Relatives

Caring for Elderly Relatives These days, more and more people are being required to look after elderly relatives who lack mental capacity. An increasing number of these relatives either own homes in the UK and abroad, or have chosen to live abroad in their old age,...
Residential Landlord and Tenant Update- Tenant Fees

Residential Landlord and Tenant Update- Tenant Fees

Residential Landlord and Tenant Update- Tenant Fees Residential landlords should be aware of the new legislation that has been introduced to stop tenants being required to pay their landlords additional fees.  The Tenant Fees Act 2019 states that landlords can only...
Intellectual Property Update – Is there protection in an idea?

Intellectual Property Update – Is there protection in an idea?

It has generally been an accepted principle that intellectual property rights protect your actual interpretation rather than the idea in itself.  For example, if you paint a picture of an oak tree but invert the colours to make it look unusual you own the copyright in...
Residential Landlord- Warning after £40,000 fine issued

Residential Landlord- Warning after £40,000 fine issued

The law for landlord and tenants is constantly changing.  As such it is vital that landlords make themselves aware of the changes and review their properties on a regular basis to ensure they are compliant.  The rules for properties occupied by more than one household...
Adverse possession – exclusive possession & physical control

Adverse possession – exclusive possession & physical control

Adverse Possession is the term used when a party claims ownership of land not because they can produce documents proving they have bought it; had been gifted it or had inherited it; but on the basis they have occupied it for a sufficiently long period of time and meet...