All Feature articles – Page 9

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    Delaying tactics and clients - the risks

    2023-08-02T10:07:00Z

    Jonathon Bray looks at some cases where inaction on client matters resulted in disciplinary action in the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal. He outlines how to avoid the risks.

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    Economic Crime Act – an update

    2023-07-05T15:54:00Z

    Laura Williamson provides some top tips on dealing with property transactions where overseas entities are involved

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    Fair is fair: understanding the SRA ‘fair treatment’ rules

    2023-06-26T13:20:00Z

    The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has introduced a new set of “fair treatment” rules into its Codes of Conduct. Ed Livingstone and Joe Cannon of Fox Williams outline what the changes mean and discuss the key steps all law firms should consider in response to the changes

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    Obituary: Keith Biggs

    2023-06-21T11:39:00Z

    It is with great sadness that we report the sudden death of Keith Biggs on 4 April 2023. Keith will be well known to many readers and much missed. He was appointed district probate registrar at Winchester in 1984 where he remained until his retirement in 2004. ...

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    Trustee mistakes

    2023-06-21T11:27:00Z

    Huzaifa Moosa reviews some potential pitfalls for trustees, how to avoid them and what steps can be taken to mitigate a mistake if one occurs

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    The generation game

    2023-06-21T11:21:00Z

    Roman Kubiak looks at how artificial intelligence is likely to change the face of the legal landscape 

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    Give and take

    2023-06-21T11:15:00Z

    Moustapha Hammoud looks at how the 2023 budget will change charitable giving

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    Upfront information

    2023-06-20T13:49:00Z

    Sarah Dwight outlines pending changes to property information form TA6

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    Rental auctions

    2023-06-20T13:42:00Z

    Warren Gordon outlines the government’s proposals for mandatory high street rental auctions in England

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    Pastures new

    2023-06-20T13:34:00Z

    Julie and Fred Butler outline the recent changes to agricultural law that impact on practitioners dealing with rural property matters

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    Redefining service charges

    2023-06-20T13:30:00Z

    Matthew Bonye and Shanna Davison consider the impact of the Building Safety Act on the operation and recovery of service charges in occupied residential buildings

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    The route to net zero

    2023-06-20T13:22:00Z

    Victoria Duxbury and Alisha Mae-Aplin outline the minimum energy efficiency standards in relation to residential properties

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    Registry’s big plans

    2023-06-20T13:13:00Z

    HM Land Registry has launched a new specialist support hub for large-scale and complex Land Registry applications. Julie Blunsom explains how it works.

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    The future of leasehold

    2023-06-20T13:07:00Z

    Katie Cohen considers the possible direction and future of leasehold in an ever-changing and uncertain climate for reform

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    In dispute

    2023-06-20T12:51:00Z

    Jenny Doran considers the impact of a recent Supreme Court case on a service charge dispute over a commercial lease

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    Telecoms powers

    2023-06-20T11:11:00Z

    Jonathan Cope provides an overview of updates to the Telecommunications Code and outlines how these will affect the provision of advice to landowner and operator clients 

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    Out of harm’s way

    2023-06-08T14:44:00Z

    Caroline Bielanska reviews the safeguarding responsibilities of solicitors, and how to navigate related client and legal duties when looking to prevent the risk of harm to any vulnerable person they might encounter

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    AI part II: What should we solve for?

    2023-06-08T13:51:00Z

    In the second article of a three-part series, Kelly Fermont gives her quick-fire introduction to the world of AI

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    Is client care now critical?

    2023-05-25T15:19:00Z

    When client communication goes wrong, complaints will follow. Given that connection, what has been the effect on client communication (and therefore on complaints) of the pandemic and the cost of living crisis? Fiona du Feu reflects

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    The common good

    2023-05-25T15:03:00Z

    Nicola Brant and Lisa de Silva look at common conflicts of interest that can arise for will and estate planning practitioners, and what you need to consider