Family Law

Family law – Application for Decree Absolute

The application for divorce was reformed last year with the specific purpose of removing blame from the process.  It is hoped this will encourage and assist separating couples to settle all matters outside of court where possible. Whether your divorce is being processed under the old law or the new law there are four stages

Wills & Probate

Enduring Powers of Attorney

What are they? An Enduring Power of Attorney (“EPA”) is a document which appoints a person, (usually family members) known as the attorney, to manage the property and financial affairs on behalf of another person, known as the donor. EPAs have now been replaced by Lasting Powers of Attorney, and it is no longer possible

Property Development


An Overview: On 30 June 2022, the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 (“the LRGRA 2022”) was introduced as part of the Government’s proposed reform of the leasehold property system following increased publicity about ground rent increases. Leasehold property is a type of property ownership which gives the leaseholder the right to own the property

Residential Conveyancing

What to expect from the Reform to the UK’s private rented sector?

Widespread reforms were announced in June 2022, as part of the Government White Paper: A Fairer Private Rented Sector ( and 2023 could be the year landlords get more details and clarity on what it will be. The White Paper defines the Government’s commitment to “deliver a fairer, more secure, and higher quality Private Rental