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4 03, 2022

Property Purchase Problems you may encounter

Having dealt with a range of residential purchase transactions, I have seen many pitfalls, and problems that can arise. Most issues can be resolved, however some can derail a property transaction.

7 02, 2022

Privacy and reporting in the Court of Protection

Privacy and reporting in the Court of Protection In ...

4 02, 2022

Deprivation of Liberty

What does it mean to be deprived of your ...

31 01, 2022

HPCDS proposals: Early legal advice before the possession hearing

Simon Mullings is a Housing Law Specialist. ...

12 10, 2021

Autumn Property Activity

The tax holiday on stamp duty rates which was introduced in July 2020, this came to an end in England and Northern Ireland at the end in September. The big change this autumn is that Stamp Duty thresholds will return to the original rate as of 1st October 2021. There is some confusion as to what these rates are.

1 10, 2021

The Legal 500 2022

Edwards Duthie Shamash are recognised in the Legal 500.

2 06, 2021

On the Move? Read this first!

Conveyancing is the legal transfer of home ownership from the seller to the buyer. The conveyancing process begins when an offer on a house is accepted, and finishes when the keys are released.

21 08, 2020

Landlords face new requirements once possession proceedings resume

Simon Mullings is a Housing Law Specialist. ...

20 04, 2020

Covid-19 changes to the Mental Health Act and Mental Health Tribunals

David McLaughlin of the Mental Health Team at Edwards ...