Monthly Archives: May 2010

Home Information Packs (HIPS)

The requirement for a Home Information Pack (HIP) to sell a property has been suspended as of midnight 20th May 2010.  From that time on only an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is required to be provided to a Buyer to … Continue reading

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Court shows ultimate red card : Pub players be aware and watch your tackle

by Luke Patel, Jim Pearson and John Hendrie of Blacks Solicitors LLP Football is known for being a physical, contact sport and injuries are common place however, many who regularly turn out for their Sunday league teams will have been … Continue reading

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“Here to help” : Covering the cost of your legal action.

by Luke Patel  –  Head of Commercial Litigation at Blacks Solicitors LLP Legal Expense Insurance (“LEI”) is a type of insurance policy which covers the costs involved in potential legal action; it can cover the cost of instructing a Solicitor and protect … Continue reading

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Ash Cloud of Controversy

With almost 600,000 people affected by the recent Icelandic volcano eruption, this April’s hot topic has been the ash crisis.  This eruption, which has received as much coverage as the election has affected not only those who have travelled but … Continue reading

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Boundary Disputes

Boundary disputes can be exasperating and very stressful.  A common mistake to make is to rely solely on the plan that is attached to the title deed of a property as being the definitive boundary.  This is sometimes misleading as … Continue reading

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