Assets abroad, foreign domicile and international Wills

Assets abroad, foreign domicile and international Wills

Assets abroad, foreign domicile and international Wills With ever increasing access to global investments, emigration and marriages between people of differing domicile, it is more and more common for families in England to have assets abroad. These could include bank...
Japanese Knotweed – A Gordian Knot?

Japanese Knotweed – A Gordian Knot?

Japanese Knotweed – A Gordian Knot? The invasive plant known as Japanese knotweed has become an increasingly important issue for consideration in the property market in the last few years. A recent Court of Appeal decision will ensure it remains so. This will be of...
What to look for when buying a leasehold property

What to look for when buying a leasehold property

What to look for when buying a leasehold property Leasehold properties are very common in the Bristol market. There are two types of title: freehold and leasehold. Leasehold properties usually apply to flats (but can sometimes apply to houses especially in Bristol...
Inherent Defects – the pitfall for Tenants

Inherent Defects – the pitfall for Tenants

Inherent Defects - the pitfall for Tenants This week, it has been reported in the press that construction giant Carillion declared insolvency , possibly putting in the region of 20,000 employees out of work and owing up to 30,000 firms nearly £1.5 billion. Carillion’s...
Dilapidations in Commercial Property

Dilapidations in Commercial Property

Dilapidations in Commercial Property At the end of a commercial tenancy, many tenants are expected to reinstate the property to the condition it was leased to them in. If the property is not in the same condition, any alterations are referred to as ‘dilapidations’ (or...