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Overage

30 Nov 2018

Dan Evans, partner, considers whether Overage is a sensible option or an unnecessary complication…

2018 Norfolk Business Awards

29 Nov 2018

The annual Norfolk Business awards celebrate the very best of our county's companies and the people who drive them. We were very pleased to sponsor the Small Business award this year, which was won by Indigo Swan.

You can click on the image to read the full Awards supplement. And we echo the words of John Dye, managing director of the Business of the Year, who confessed that seeing so many wonderful Norfolk businesses had been 'eye-opening'.

Well done to all the category winners!

 

 

 

Environmental, Social and Governance Policy

05 Nov 2018

Environmental, Social and Governance Policy (ESG) may not crop up in most people’s daily conversations, but it is something which is relevant to all of us, in one way or another.

ESG looks at the question of sustainability and the ethical and social impact of any investment. Properties which are let to tenants who fall short of the ESG principles could have a lower valuation than other properties which have a high ESG rating. Companies can create value simply by increasing their ESG score.

Could a Life Interest Trust Will help safeguard against care home fees?

05 Nov 2018

The advancement of medicine coupled with the fact that our population is living longer than ever makes the topic of care home fees and later life planning essential.  

We are sponsoring the Norfolk Business Awards!

19 Oct 2018

We thoroughly enjoy and value our work with SMEs (small to medium sized enterprises) in the region - so it seemed highly appropriate that the firm should sponsor the Small Business of the year category of this year's Norfolk Business Awards.

Welcome to our new Conveyancing Exec, Yvonne Adams!

18 Oct 2018

We are very happy to welcome highly experienced conveyancing executive Yvonne Adams to our bustling and friendly residential conveyancing team. Yvonne joins us from Leathes Prior and while she deals predominantly with sales, she is also capable of assisting with purchases. 

 

The ongoing issue of Asbestos

18 Oct 2018

Despite being banned in late 1999, Asbestos is still a problem for property owners and tenants alike. 

Asbestos was historically used in the construction of buildings for over 200 years, particularly due to its fire resistant qualities. In the 1970s research emerged revealing asbestos as a health hazard and over the next 20 years it was generally phased out and then ultimately banned. A large number of buildings still contain asbestos containing materials and as such it is as relevant an issue today as it has ever been.

Welcome to solicitor Michaela Watts!

16 Oct 2018

We are delighted to welcome experienced solicitor Michaela Watts to our residential conveyancing team.

Michaela deals with all types of residential conveyancing – freehold/leasehold sale and purchases, transfers of equity, re-mortgages and the purchase of new build property. Michaela joins us from Fosters - and is already making her mark in our friendly, bustling conveyancing department!

 

Civil partnerships to be made available to mixed-sex couples

04 Oct 2018

Legal Trainee Chloé Holden looks at what Teresa May's announcement this week re civil partnerships will mean to mixed sex couples...

The Landlord Roadshow, Wed 26 September 6-9pm

11 Sep 2018

Property Investment Event - The Hostry, Norwich Cathedral, Wednesday 26 September, 6-9pm

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