What is the process for buying a property?
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What is the process for buying a property?

A typical purchase transaction has two major phases: the exchange of contracts (when equitable interests are created) and completion (when legal title passes and equitable rights merge). When buying a property, the process to purchase will follow this timeline: The process will begin at the point you (the buyer) find a property and agree on…

Pensions on divorce – Why use a pensions expert?
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Pensions on divorce – Why use a pensions expert?

Pensions can be the largest assets in a divorce. They are often not fully understood or valued correctly. Understandably couples divorcing are more concerned with being able to afford a home and make ends meet now, rather than thinking about their income when they might retire many years in the future. Often divorcing couples ignore…

Buying or Selling a Property
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Buying or Selling a Property

When should you instruct a solicitor? Regardless of whether you are buying or selling a property, instructing a solicitor at the earliest stage will ensure you are getting the right advice at the right time. Ideally, if you are selling a property you should contact your solicitor before you put your property on the market….

GDC Registration for Dentists
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GDC Registration for Dentists

The GDC registration process has various stages which need to be considered when preparing an application for registration. Firstly, there are a series of initial questions that a dentist will need to work their way through in order to establish which avenue of the registration process fits their circumstances. Some dentists may be able to…

President offers his thanks to overloaded Family Court
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President offers his thanks to overloaded Family Court

Last week the President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, in an open letter dated 25th July, wrote: “I hope that this short message will be read by every judge, magistrate, HMCTS staff member, civil servant, CAFCASS officer, social work[er] and lawyer involved in the Family Justice System and Court of Protection in England…