Property

CMA orders developers to remove 'unfair' ground rent contract terms

CMA believes contract terms which double ground rent every 10 or 15 years break consumer protection law

22 Mar 2021 | Contracts & Rights

Non-law at Shoosmiths

Shoosmiths has launched Shoosmiths8 Connected Services, a new offering providing non-legal products to its clients to help them “thrive”. Its r

‘Super-deduction’ tax break ‘grossly unfair’ for professional services industry 

Many professional services businesses set to miss out on £25 billion 'super-deduction' tax break

05 Mar 2021 | Agricultural

A greener strategy: Broadening the horizon

The unique role of law firms puts us at the heart of the sustainability drive, says Maria Connolly

£986,000 damages following firm’s professional negligence

An adult son who was disinherited by his mother has won almost £1m in damages for law firm negligence

05 Feb 2021 | Property

ID checks fine

Seatons Law has been fined by the SRA after admitting identity (ID) check failures and money laundering breaches. In 2018, it was instructed in various pro

29 Jan 2021 | Conveyancing

Law Society president David Greene warns low cost could be offset by consumer harm

Barratt leads the way on dealing with lease issues

01 Jan 2021 | Property

Accelerating digital verification

Swift moves towards digital identity verification will help the house moving industry, says Sarah Dwight

23 Dec 2020 | Conveyancing

50 years a solicitor: Lodders lawyer recognised

Michael Orlik been formally recognised for a legal career spanning 50 years and counting, demonstrating that a long life in the law can be highly satisfyin

19 Nov 2020 | Career development

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