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Posted on: 08/04/2019
5 things to know when buying a leasehold flat

The two most common ways to own a property are freehold or leasehold. The freeholder of a property owns it outright, including the land it is built on. With a leasehold purchase you will have a legal...

Posted on: 27/03/2019
6 surprising types of employees that raise grievances

Most employers will at some stage need to deal with a formal grievance lodged by an employee. A grievance is simply a complaint about any aspect of their work or colleagues. Grievances can be extremely time...

Posted on: 14/03/2019
The unfair CICA same roof rule has been changed

If you suffered historic abuse between 1964 and 1979, you may have been told you could not claim compensation because you lived under the...

Posted on: 02/02/2019
The importance of worker status. Are you self-employed or a worker?

The Court of Appeal has finally held by a majority that Uber drivers now have worker status. 

In the 'Gig Economy' do you know if you're self-employed or worker status?...

Posted on: 18/12/2018
Prepare ahead with a Lasting Power of Attorney

There may come a time in your life when you have to care for an elderly parent, relative or even a friend. An unexpected turn of events could put you in such a position, but, plans for the unexpected can be...

Posted on: 21/11/2018
How to break a lease on a commercial property

How can a tenant break a lease early on a commercial property?

Break options within a commercial lease can sometimes be a battleground for landlords and tenants. The break option provides the...

Posted on: 11/10/2018
Get to know the property team at Winston Solicitors LLP

Get to know the key faces of the Winston Solicitors property team with the questions you never knew you wanted to ask!

Jonathan Perry, Commercial Property Solicitor


Posted on: 11/10/2018
Long lease extensions English house estate
Flats or maisonettes are normally held on long leases. This helps to...

Posted on: 06/08/2018
The right legal documents will help your business get off to a great start

There are many issues to consider when setting up a business, including getting your ‘paperwork’ in order. Statutory rules, known as Model Articles, are commonly applied to companies and cover...

Posted on: 28/06/2018
How to protect your business if a director dies

If a director/shareholder of a small company dies, this can cause considerable problems. It can, for instance, result in disruption and unwanted interference in the business of the deceased...