Douglas is a senior associate in Trowers & Hamlins' Dispute Resolution & Litigation department. He specialises in property litigation, acting on behalf of a wide range of public and private sector clients including housing associations, public authorities, institutional investors, private property companies, entrepreneurial investors and private individuals.
In the first reported case concerning a breach of trust by a seller’s solicitors of duties owed to the buyer, the court found the solicitors liable. Douglas Rhodes looks at the important lessons all conveyancers should take away from the decision
The High Court has confirmed that a tenant cannot assign to its guarantor - prohibited under the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995. Douglas Rhodes, senior associate at Trowers & Hamlins, explains why all property practitioners need to be aware of this important decision that rules void a common industry ...