Press Releases

Conveyancing news from around the world

  • Can we do anything about tall trees our neighbour has planted? 13 Nov 2018 12:09 Irish Times Last year our neighbour planted a line of fir-type trees in their garden along the wall that divides our rear gardens – there are six of them. The wall between our two gardens is nearly two metres high, and now the trees are a metre above it and growing at …
  • Proposed CTP changes concern new heads of peak legal bodies 13 Nov 2018 07:06 Sydney Morning Herald He has appeared in a wide range of courts and tribunals ranging from the High Court to the ACT Civil and Administrative Tribunal and everything in between. Prior to coming to the Bar, Mr Whybrow was a prosecutor with the ACT Office of public prosecutions. …
  • Is this Adelaide’s hippest warehouse? 12 Nov 2018 01:43 Gold Coast Bulletin 15 Timpson Street, Port Adelaide WHEN almost 80 groups view a newly-listed home in just an hour you know the property in question is something special. That’s exactly what happened when 15 Timpson St, Port Adelaide, hit the market with potential buyers …
  • How to be a homeowner on a freelance income 10 Nov 2018 22:54 Channel News Asia SINGAPORE: Freelancing is like being in a fortress. A lot of the people outside wish they can get in, and a lot of people inside wish they can get out. Regardless of how you ended up being a freelancer/contract worker/portfolio job worker, you …
  • Pregnant woman jailed for running dodgy conveyancing business 09 Nov 2018 08:59 Age A pregnant Melbourne woman has been jailed for running an unlicensed conveyancing business and stealing more than $100,000 from clients. Meganita Marannu, 31, will spend 12 months in prison after pleading guilty to causing a deficiency in a trust account …
  • The WalesOnline 30 young lawyers to watch 09 Nov 2018 06:58 Wales Online Here are the new generation of lawyers and accountants is making its mark in Wales. The 30 young professionals listed here are some of the faces to watch in the coming years. It's by no means a definitive list but gives a snapshot of the talent that is …
  • 'I was forced to pay an extra £4,800' - Hidden house price fees to be banned next month in crackdown on solicitors 09 Nov 2018 05:56 Sunday People A new crackdown on hidden legal fees will force firms to be more transparent about their charges from next month. As of 1 December, all regulated companies will be required to publish information on the prices they charge for their services - or face a …
  • The best legal firms and lawyers in Wales revealed by the Legal 500 07 Nov 2018 07:14 Wales Online The influential Legal 500 publication has published its definitive guide to the best lawyers and law firms in Wales. Here we feature a snapshot of their analysis in the areas of commercial property and corporate and commercial. Corporate and commercial …
  • ALEX BRUMMER: The Tory death tax that says: Don’t die — they’ll take the pennies from your eyes  07 Nov 2018 02:08 Charleston Daily Mail The relentless cycle of life means that at some point every family will suffer the trauma of bereavement.  The agonising sadness is bad enough, but as I discovered for myself recently — having lost my own dear father Michael and my mother-in-law Jacqueline …
  • Council apologies for unacceptable delays in land searches 06 Nov 2018 19:26 Stratford upon Avon Herald Stratford District Council has hit back at reports that the authority is the slowest in the country at completing land searches, saying they are already working to solve the problems. Last week the national press named the authority as the worst offender …