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    Not for profit

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Anna Newport considers profits à prendre – the right to take something from someone else’s land

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    Policies into practice

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Peter Rodd provides an update on changes to the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme

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    In working order

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Ibraheem Dulmeer and Mark Loveday consider rent repayment order applications in light of a recent shift in the approach taken by tribunals

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    A matter of trust

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Rachel Timms outlines the new rules extending the scope of the Trust Register

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    Retirement housing

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    With a number of empty units available on the high street due to COVID-19, Louise Drew considers whether repurposing city centres could provide a solution to retirement housing

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    Safe house

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Lukas Rootman and Aimie Farmer outline what is in the Building Safety Bill and consider its implications for the property sector

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    Market forces

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    After a lull during lockdowns, the UK’s residential property market is seeing an upturn in most areas. However, as Lucy Trevelyan reports, the pandemic has changed the property requirements of many and may have altered the face of the market for good

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    The road ahead

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Phil Parkinson and Katie Edwards reflect on the implications of notable case law and legislation relating to service charges in 2021, and discuss the forthcoming case outcomes that will resonate across the property management sector

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    Leases post COVID-19

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Jenny Doran considers the impact of the pandemic on the commercial terms acceptable to landlords and tenants in lease renewals and how the courts might determine disputes in such cases

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    PII: Understanding a hard market

    2021-12-07T15:20:00Z Sponsored content

    Janine Parker, partner and head of UK professions at Paragon, reflects on the October PII renewal window, and details what firms should be thinking about in a hard market

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    Library FAQ: Access to medical records

    2021-12-06T16:44:00Z

    The Law Society Library gives details of sources for access to medical records

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    My legal life: Kelda Groves

    2021-12-06T16:15:00Z

    We ask Kelda Groves about her career, her experience of moving from private to in-house practice, and developments within the area of group litigation

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    ​What is the investment value of a dispute?

    2021-12-06T15:05:00Z

    Matthew L. McGrath and Donny Surtani look at the importance of net present value, and how this can be used inform risk management and improve outcomes for financial recovery

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    How to serve claim forms and other court documents (by email and other methods)

    2021-12-03T14:53:00Z

    Leigh Ellis, solicitor at Hall Ellis, examines how claim forms and other court documents should be served, and why emailing is not automatically sufficient for service

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    SRA business plan—what to expect in 2022

    2021-11-30T12:20:00Z

    Marzena Lipman, Regulatory Policy Adviser, summarises the SRA business plan for next year and outlines the Law Society response.

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    How to create an inbound call management strategy

    2021-11-29T16:32:00Z

    Bernadette Bennett, head of legal sector at Moneypenny, gives her top tips for firms on how to approach your call management strategy, and make a great first impression with clients

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    Is anxiety ignored within law firm marketing?

    2021-11-29T15:06:00Z

    Sue Bramall, managing director of Berners Marketing, looks at the impact anxiety has within law firm marketing, and what you can do to support both employees and clients

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    FAQs - compliance issues

    2021-11-17T09:12:00Z

    Our Practice Advice team has put together some of their most frequently asked questions (and answers) on current compliance issues.

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    Into the woods

    2021-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Philip Whitcomb looks at possible inheritance tax relief in respect of woodlands

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    Taking the register

    2021-11-16T00:00:00Z

    Christopher Salomons looks at the latest position of the Trust Registration Service – what trusts to register, what must be reported, and when by