Probate fees: Planned increase scrapped ahead of election

Controversial plans to raise probate fees are to be scrapped ahead of the snap general election announced this week by the Prime Minister Theresa May. The Ministry of Justice have said there is now not enough time for the legislation to go through Parliament. There...
Property fraud in the news again

Property fraud in the news again

City Firm Mishcon de Reya has been found liable for a breach of trust and has been ordered to pay more than £1,000,000 in compensation. The claim arose because its client bought a property from the tenant posing as the owner of a property. The claim is based on the...
Insolvent Companies – Re-Use of the Company Name

Insolvent Companies – Re-Use of the Company Name

It is an unfortunate fact of life that a large number of companies end up in insolvent liquidation.  Often that is just a circumstance of business life (many of our most successful entrepreneurs have previously been involved in business which have failed).  Sadly, on...
Compulsory Purchase Orders, EC1

Compulsory Purchase Orders, EC1

Colman Coyle has recently accepted instructions to act for various long leaseholders (both residential and commercial) concerning potential Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPO’s) relating to the proposed re-development of the Triangle Estate, Goswell Road, EC1. The...
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