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Japanese Knotweed

Sellers must be aware of the Knotweed Question

Almost every homeowner is likely to have heard of Japanese knotweed and the problems this invasive species can cause here in the UK, but sellers should still be wary of...
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395.5 million reasons why data protection is important

Meta, the parent company of popular social media websites Facebook and Instagram and the widely used messaging app, WhatsApp has, again, been on the receiving end of significant privacy fines...
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Is Paperless Conveyancing on its way?

During the pandemic the UK government introduced the Stamp Duty holiday to stimulate the property market, which subsequently led to 165% increase in transactions. Historically, the registration of purchases at...
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UK government announces stamp duty cut

On 23rd September the UK's chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng announced a permanent cut to stamp duty on property purchases as part of his mini-budget. This change becomes effective immediately. The update...
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Overseas Entities and property transactions in the UK

The Register of Overseas Entities under the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 commenced on 1 August 2022, but the changes to the Land Registration Act 2002 were delayed...
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No change in VAT rules for dilapidation payments – but be careful

HMRC has always treated dilapidation payments as compensation from a tenant to the landlord, for not returning the property in the condition it should be, according to the lease agreement being terminated....

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Taylor Walton Private Client team ranked by Chambers and Partners

In the recent submission for the Chambers and Partners legal directory, our Private Client team were once again able to demonstrate the strong support at all levels, the necessary diligence,...
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Olive McCarthy wins Community Engagement award

The Hertfordshire Law Society held its annual black-tie dinner on Thursday 9 June, with The Old Palace at Hatfield House the venue for this eagerly awaited event. As a leading...
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Taylor Walton sponsors SME Hertfordshire Business Awards 2022

The waiting is almost over and on Thursday 29 September 2022 the winners of the SME Hertfordshire Business Awards will be announced at a stunning gala evening at The Langley...