Legal News and Blogs

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Development Agreements

When a developer builds on local authority land they must get planning permission from that local authority. This planning permissions may be granted subject to requirements made by the local authority through a ‘section 106 agreement’. Once the property has been built the developer may seek to have the local […]

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What is a Henry VIII clause?

The term ‘Henry VIII clause’ originates from the infamous King himself who in 1539 published a ‘Statute of Proclamations’. This Statute granted King Henry the power to avoid legislating through Parliament. Instead, he had empowered himself to make statutory changes by public announcement. These clauses currently exist to enable the […]

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Statement of Compliance Criminal Finance Act 2017

As a firm, we value our reputation for ethical behaviour and for financial probity and reliability. We recognise that over and above the commission of any crime, any involvement in the facilitation of tax evasion will also reflect adversely on our image and reputation.

We do not tolerate tax evasion, […]

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Solicitor or Conveyancer with experience REQUIRED

We are an ambitious and friendly legal practice in the heart of Nottingham city and are looking to recruit either a solicitor or conveyancer to join our busy conveyancing team.

In return we offer a competitive salary and excellent training.

Should you wish to be considered for this position please apply in […]

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Repeal Bill

What is the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill?
‘The Great Repeal Bill’ is designed to lay out the way in which EU law will be transferred into domestic law prior to March 2019, the deadline for the UK exiting. Section 3 (1) of the Bill states that ‘direct EU legislation, so far […]

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CML Certificates and New Build Warranties

When you buy a new build or a recently converted property your mortgage lender will require you to gain a warranty to protect the building. This is intended to protect your investment, and the mortgage lender’s security, in the event that the builders have become insolvent or ceased to exist.

The […]

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Leasehold Extensions

If you own a residential leasehold property with a remaining term of 80 years or less, then you may need to consider extending the term of this lease.

There are two ways in which a lease can be extended, by mutual agreement between the landlord and the tenant, or through a […]

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Drainage Search

When buying a house one of the standard pre-contractual searches to be completed is a drainage search. This search is done through a Con29DW form which can be commissioned by Campions Solicitors on your behalf. The local supplier of Con29DW searches for the Nottinghamshire region is Severn Trent Searches. To […]

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Local Searches

Local searches are standard pre-contract requirements which must be done before purchasing a property.

These searches include a local land charges search (LLC1 form) and local authority enquiries (both compulsory enquiries on the Con 29 form and optional enquiries on the Con 29O form). They establish important information about the property […]

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Shared Ownership & Lease Extensions

Shared ownership is intended to provide help for those who cannot yet afford to get onto the property ladder. The scheme allows buyers to own a share of a property whilst paying rent on the remaining portion.

On a Shared Ownership Scheme, the buyer purchases a share in the property usually […]

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