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Tuesday 17th October 2017
Julian Sampson, Partner in Lending and Real Estate at TWM Solicitors contributes to Visionary Finance this month in relation to changes to buy-to-let lending for portfolio landlords:
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Monday 16th October 2017
TWM Solicitors is delighted to announce 22 solicitors in the firm have been recommended in the newly published The Legal 500 2017 and our Corporate and Commercial team has been awarded an improved ranking. Elsewhere within the firm, 6 other practice areas have retained their rankings.
Corporate and commercial (tier 3)
Friday 13th October 2017
In a recent article we discussed the effects of the Supreme Court ruling on tribunal fees. A copy of which can be found here: http://www.twmsolicitors.com/news-and-blogs/supreme-court-rules-that-employment-tribunal-fees-are-unlawful/
To bring matters up-to-date:
Employment Tribunals have accepted claims which would otherwise be out of time on...
Wednesday 4th October 2017
A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document which enables you to decide who you trust to make decisions about your finances, property or healthcare, in the event you are no longer able to do so, and appoint them as your Attorney.
Age-related issues such as dementia are often the reason that people are no longer able to make such...
Friday 29th September 2017
To mark the opening of this year's Wimbledon Bookfest, a launch event is being held this Saturday on The Piazza in Wimbledon town centre, in partnership with LoveWimbledon, Polka Theatre, TWM Solicitors and Wimbledon Library.
Wally and his friends are coming to The Piazza to provide lots of fun for all...
Thursday 31st August 2017
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) take effect on 18 May 2018. The regulations will make significant changes to data protection rules and, in particular, will afford additional protection to individuals who are data subjects. Authorities will have the power to impose significant fines for breaches. Organisations that hold data need to...
Thursday 17th August 2017
I was very interested to read on my BBC News app this week that a recently retired Senior Judge from the Court of Protection (Denzil Lush) was raising serious questions about Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) and vowing never to make one himself. Naturally, as someone who promotes LPAs to my own clients on a very regular basis, this is not...
Thursday 10th August 2017
We are delighted to have expanded our presence in Fulham with a second office in Stephendale Yard, Fulham.
The new office, which opened its doors this summer, will focus on enfranchisement, dispute resolution and Wills, probate and Powers of Attorney. It will run alongside TWM's existing office in Stephendale Yard, which handles...
Monday 7th August 2017
As of 6 April 2017, courts and tribunals have new powers under section 131 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 which gives them discretion to restrict landlords of long residential leases from recovering their legal costs from lessees.
By virtue of this new legislation, courts and tribunals have a very wide power: Section 131 states “the...
Monday 7th August 2017
TWM’s lending portfolio includes many of the UK’s leading buy-to-let lenders: it is a market that has seen sources of fresh stable capital in the last few years and new entrants. We have assisted many launches and the market is maturing well, despite impacts caused by the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge on additional...
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