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Commercial Property Bulletin 2

Every cloud has a ……………….Pandemics and recessions demand creativity, a principle that applies as much to commercial property as it does to all other areas of business.  The usually slow

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Making and Registering Lasting Powers of Attorney during the coronavirus outbreak

You may be wondering whether you can still make and register a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) given that we find ourselves in a time of social distancing, shielding and self-isolation. The short answer

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Glad to Care Webinar

As part of Glad to Care Awareness week, we were delighted to be a part of the Glad to Care "Prepare for Your Future, Today" Webinar which our very own Alison Courtenay had the opportunity to present at

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Congratulations to Allison Tompkins

We are delighted to announce that our very own Allison Tompkins of our Haywards Heath team has been recognised by STEP for the Excellence Awards 2020 in the latest cohort of winners having achieved one

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We’re Starting Our Own Radio Show!

The Parfitt Cresswell Legal Hour on Connections RadioIf you’d like to hear from and find out more about our team of legal experts and keep up to date with the latest legal news, then to tune in to Connections

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Lockdown Sees an Increase in Domestic Violence

It is very sobering to hear of reports in the news that the Coronavirus lockdown has resulted in a soaring rise in domestic violence.  Recent figures put it at a 25% increase but that may be an underestimate. 

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The Impact of Covid-19 upon commercial leases

The impact of Covid-19 on commercial leases will present challenges for landlords and tenants alike, the big issues being the ongoing payment of rent and provision of services.Landlords and tenants should

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Trademarks: Cool conceptions and Potty perceptions

Trademarks: Cool conceptions and Potty perceptions So.  When someone says to you think of a trademark (as one does …) what’s the first thing that comes to mind?Coca Cola® Google®

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From 6 April 2020 can you really pass on £1m free of Inheritance Tax?

Jane LynchWhen it was first announced in 2015 that the residence nil rate band would be phased in over four tax years, 6 April 2020 seemed like a very faraway date in the future; but it is finally upon

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We’re still here to help – update from Parfitt Cresswell

The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) has resulted in many changes throughout the world and there is no question that these are certainly unsettling times.Legal matters are not usually at the

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