Implied Easement – Landmark Case

Implied Easement – Landmark Case

The Upper Tribunal decided in the recent case of Taurusbuilt Limited and Others v McQue and another (2019) UKUP 81 (LC), an easement can be implied as a term of a mortgage deed. The ruling is the first of its kind. Mr and Mrs Ward owned properties, 2 The Halls and...
Changes to the code for completion by post

Changes to the code for completion by post

 On 1st May 2019 there will be changes implemented to the Law Society’s Code for Completion. The Code for Completion is a set of standard rules firms of Solicitors and Licensed Conveyancers used in the majority of sales and purchases of residential property...
Amazon’s Alexa to help value properties

Amazon’s Alexa to help value properties

We live in world where technology is ever changing and being developed to help assist us in business as well as our everyday lives.  In November 2014, Amazon released its first ever Alexa and since then the device has grown in popularity.  The technology is used in...
Property Law Firm Finalist 2019

Property Law Firm Finalist 2019

Herrington Carmichael is delighted to have been named as a finalist for the ‘Property Law Firm of the Year’ award at the 2019 Thames Valley Property Awards, alongside Blake Morgan, Boyes Turner, and Gately plc. Our continued growth in the property sector has seen...
Decline in popularity of Rightmove

Decline in popularity of Rightmove

Rightmove has recently released its profit figures. The good news was the Company reported a profit of £203 million, which is a rise of 10% from last year. However, it also announced this was its slowest profit growth for over nine years. The Company also stated that...
New deadline for Stamp Duty Land Tax

New deadline for Stamp Duty Land Tax

On 1st March 2019 the new deadline for Stamp Duty Land Tax came into force.  Under the original rules, purchasers of properties had 30 days to be able to submit their Stamp Duty Land Tax form to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs. This timescale is now reduced to 14...