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Here's where we regularly deposit our thoughts, opinions and sometimes outright rants about a particular legal issue close to our hearts.

We hope you find our blogs useful, informative and lighthearted and if you have a particular issue you would like to invite our thoughts on, please send an email to [email protected] and we will see what we can do!

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Monday 21 May 2018

Can you rely on changes made to a written contract, if those changes are agreed verbally?

By Tom Harwood, Solicitor On the 16th May 2018, the Supreme Court gave judgment in Rock Advertising Limited v MWB Business Exchange Centres Limited [2018] UKSC 24. This case concerned to what extent...

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Monday 16 April 2018

Housing Yorkshire: Somewhere to call home – Channel 5 | S21 Notice – Who? What? Where? When?

Many of you may have come across a new documentary series on channel 5 called ‘Housing Yorkshire: somewhere to call home”, well episode two was aired at 9pm on Wednesday 11 April and part of it was ba...

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Friday 06 April 2018

Charles Neal reflects on his year as President of the Sheffield and District Law Society

On the 3rd April 2018 I handed over the reigns of the Sheffield and District Law Society to my successor as President Paul Singh.  I have to admit that it was, in many ways, quite a relief as it has b...

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Friday 06 April 2018

All change: new rules on how Payments In Lieu Of Notice (PILONs) are taxed

The tax position in respect of payments in lieu of notice changed on 6th April 2018. Whether you’re an employer or employee it’s important to understand how the new rules affect you.    By way of a re...

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Monday 05 March 2018

Property developers face shake-up of planning laws

The Prime Minister has announced a shake-up of planning laws that will see property developers penalised if they ‘sit on’ purchased land waiting for land values to rise, rather than proceeding promptl...

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Tuesday 28 November 2017

On Cohabitation and Rights of Partners

With the subject of cohabitation between unmarried partners being in the news currently (see, ), we had a chat with some of our resi...

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