Monthly Archives: July 2017

Ilott v The Blue Cross and others – Back to the drawing board for disinherited beneficiaries?

Melita Jackson died in 2004 at the age of 70 leaving nearly £500,000 to the Blue Cross, the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, cutting her estranged daughter, … Continue reading

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Shades of grey

Computer games have historically been considered the preserve of children and students with too much time on their hands.  However, as those children and students have grown up and become adults, a lot of them have retained their love of … Continue reading

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Equal pension rights for same sex married couples

Judgement has been handed down today in the Supreme Court which rules that a married gay man has been discriminated against by a pension scheme, and that his husband is entitled on his death to a spouse’s pension. The appellant … Continue reading

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Thirty two reasons to give replies to CPSEs your full attention

A recent case has highlighted the importance of providing accurate replies to Commercial Property Standard Enquiries (CPSEs) and keeping them up to date. CPSEs come in many different guises depending on the particulars of a transaction, but the main and … Continue reading

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