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It is our people, and the way that we service our clients, that set us apart.

Every client an advocate.
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"Claire Waring helped me through a very complicated property deal and she was excellent. She very much takes the approach of working together and is good at providing strategic advice as opposed to just legal opinions." Legal 500
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"I would like to say a big thank you to both Rachael Kell and Julie Bell for their excellent service on two different matters." Mike England

We act for national and international companies but it is SMEs and individuals across our region who are the focus of our business.

People we help

Recently, we advised a housing association which had discovered that a neighbouring land owner who was not a tenant of the association had tipped large amounts of building rumble onto a driveway which provided vehicular access to some of the association’s buildings.

The drive way was blocked and could not be used. It was clear from the title documents that the association had a right to use the driveway, but the large amount of building waste made that use impossible. Dialogue with the neighbour proved fruitless and it was necessary to threaten and then issue court proceedings for an injunction.

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Dawn Short - Property Lawyer
Our team of technical experts Dawn focuses on non-contentious leasehold matters including the grant of new leases, assignments and renewals.

Recent articles

January 26th, 2021 A Guide to Setting Aside Default judgment

A default judgment it is a judgment which has been obtained by a claimant by default because the defendant has failed to respond to the claim. The judgment is granted without the court considering any evidence or submissions from the defendant. When a claim is brought in the County or High Court, and the defendant to that claim fails to respond within the specified time limits, either by filing an acknowledgment of service and/or a defence to the claim, a default judgment can be entered against a defendant.

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January 20th, 2021 What does 2021 have in store for us?

As 2020 passed the baton to 2021, any optimism we may have been harbouring about a gradual return to normality, as the vaccination programme began its rollout, was badly dented by another lockdown and the inevitable economic disruption that entails.

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January 18th, 2021 Coronavirus and the business interruption insurance test case

Many businesses had insurance cover designed to pay losses if they had to close down for a period, known as business interruption insurance

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