Taylor Wimpey Ground Rent Review Assistance Scheme

Taylor Wimpey Ground Rent Review Assistance Scheme

Following extensive negative press and a campaign by disgruntled leaseholders over the doubling of ground rents every ten years, Taylor Wimpey have started a Ground Rent Review Assistance Scheme. The Read more…

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Posted on Jul 27th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Employment Tribunal fees regime ruled unlawful

Employment Tribunal fees regime ruled unlawful

The Supreme Court today announced in R (on the application of UNISON) v Lord Chancellor [2017] UKSC 51 that the Employment Tribunal fees regime is unlawful. The tribunal rules have, Read more…

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Posted on Jul 26th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Government set to ban sale of new homes as leaseholds

Last month, we wrote about the onerous ground rent clauses affecting homeowners who had bought new-build properties as leaseholds. Leaseholds consultation Today, the government has announced it is to introduce Read more…

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Posted on Jul 25th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Employee liability information and TUPE transfers

Employee liability information and TUPE regulations

What information about employees’ terms and conditions does an old employer need to provide to a new employer in a Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) transfer? Read more…

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Posted on Jul 25th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Flight delays, cancellation and denied boarding: what are my rights?

Flight delays, cancellation and denied boarding

The recent British Airways IT failure that caused extensive flight delays and cancellations is likely to lead to a flood of legal claims. It is a complicated area of law, Read more…

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Posted on Jul 24th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Is the future of wills digital?

At the present time, the requirements for wills to be declared valid are set out in the Wills Act 1837, which came in to force just over 20 years after Read more…

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Posted on Jul 20th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

The benefits of Legal Expenses Insurance for property owners

benefits of Legal Expenses Insurance for property owners

Legal Expenses Insurance (or LEI as it’s also called sometimes) is becoming more common in today’s legal environment.  This type of insurance is often included as part of your home Read more…

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Posted on Jul 19th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Lyons Davidson take part in charity Dragon Boat race

Lyons Davidson take part in charity Dragon Boat race

On 8 July 2017, a team from Lyons Davidson’s Leeds office (sponsored by Barnsley Rotary Club) took part in the ninth Annual Dragon Boat Challenge on what turned out to Read more…

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Posted on Jul 13th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Service of contractual notice deemed effective when received

service of contractual notice

In the case of Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust v Haywood, the Court of Appeal has upheld the county court judge’s finding that, in the absence of an express Read more…

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Posted on Jul 11th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Cerebra Head Awareness Week 2017

Cerebra Head Awareness Week 2017

Lyons Davidson’s Head Injury team is supporting Cerebra’s Head Awareness Week 2017, which runs from 3-8 July. To mark Head Awareness Week, participants are invited to wear some form of Read more…

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Posted on Jul 5th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson