The Legal Room UK

Welcome to ‘The Legal Room UK’ where we want to delve deeper into issues that you or your business may face.

Herrington Carmichael’s podcasts give a voice to educate, inform and entertain its listeners on a wide variety of legal subjects. All issues that may effect us all, from business owners, owning property, employees to employers or making a will, through to getting divorced, The Legal Room UK aims to be an upbeat and topical platform to discuss issues.

All our podcasts are for general information and are not to be taken as bespoke legal advice. 


The Legal Room UK –  Introduction

Welcome to the Legal Room UK, we will be using a diverse range of our specialist lawyers and business friends to bring you expertise and insight on a variety of topics.

An FRI Lease – What is an FRI Lease?

In this episode our Property team talk about FRI leases and the difference between the position for both a commercial lease and a residential lease. The team also highlight key implications before committing to a lease.

Lasting Power of Attorney

Our Private Client team talk about what the Lasting Power of Attorney does, what it covers and the importance of making Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA).

Disputes: Co-ownership and the sale of your jointly owned property

In this podcast we look at selling property that is jointly owned and how a breakdown of a relationship between cohabitees impacts of on the sale of a property. Whether you are a landlord, commercial tenant or land owner, in the event of a dispute our experience covers a range from the complex and high value to the more modest.

IR Global – working within an international framework

Alex Canham talks to IR Global about working within an International network and how we like to work with the members, develop relationships.

Being Ready for IR35

From 6th April 2020, the private sector will be brought in line with the public sector in relation to the IR35 tax regime, which will imply new requirements on to fee-payers in a consultancy arrangement. Today we chat through everything you will need to be IR35 Ready. 

Disability Discrimination in the Workplace

When might someone be considered disabled?

Property Management- What is a Property Management Company?

This first podcast on property management companies considers what their purpose is and who benefits from them.

Pitfalls of DIY Wills

Why would you need a solicitor to prepare a Will, when you can do a DIY version online a bit cheaper?

Residential Landlord Changes

The law for residential landlords has been changing quite rapidly over the last decade, what should landlords and tenants be aware of in 2020?

Breach of Contract
Considering contracts and their termination in a business to business context.

Transfer of property management from developers to property owners

Transfer of property management from developers to property owners

Standard Terms and Conditions

What are the key points to look out for in standard terms and conditions within a business to business context?

What happens after a management company has been handed over by developers?

What happens after a management company has been handed over by developers?

Limitations of Liability

Disputing Wills

A poorly drafted will can create uncertainty concerning the intentions of the deceased as to how their assets were to be distributed. The dispute resolution team discuss errors within Wills and how and why disputes arise from Will.

Inheritance Tax Planning: Top 10 Tips

Inheritance Tax has not gone away. It may be less of a problem for many families than it was a few years ago but for any single person with an estate in excess of £325,000 or a couple with more than £650,000, the tax remains an issue. Despite the falling property prices of the last few years many of our clients do exceed these levels. In this podcast we talk about our Top Ten Tips when considering your Inheritance Tax Planning options.

What is a CVA (Company Voluntary Arrangement)?

A CVA is a legally binding agreement with your company’s creditors to allow a proportion of its debts to be paid back over time. 

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Herrington Carmichael offers legal advice to UK and International businesses as well as individuals and families. Rated as a ‘Leading Firm 2023’ by the legal directory Legal 500 and listed in The Times ‘Best Law Firms 2023’. Herrington Carmichael has offices in London, Farnborough, Reading, and Ascot.


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