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Legal issues around buying land

May 26, 2015 12:00 pm

For some people buying land can be attractive- it is the chance to make an investment, especially in an upcoming area. If you want to build a commercial property or house from scratch owning the land yourself can be useful. Some people purchase land because they see it as a safer investment than property. However there are legal issues around buying land that you ought to be aware of before you put the money down! What to consider There are a few basic factors to...
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How do we define mental capacity?

May 19, 2015 12:00 pm

There has recently been some controversy in Britain regarding a prominent politician. He was due to stand trial for cases of historical child abuse but didn’t because he was shown to have dementia and therefore was deemed to not be mentally capable of standing trial. This has led to some uproar as people are naturally shocked by the accusations involved. However this does raise a point that should be addressed- in legal terms how is mental capacity defined and at what point is someone deemed...
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Why bigger isn’t always better- The advantage of a smaller legal firm

May 12, 2015 12:00 pm

Generally speaking when people think of law firms they tend to think of big offices with people wearing suits and generally being very powerful. However bigger isn’t always necessarily better- believe it or not there are advantages to using the services of a smaller legal team rather than the big names and here are the reasons why. The right balance Some legal representatives call themselves “solo firms”. While these are the best example of a small firm in the sense there is only one representative...
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Larcomes Afternoon Tea

May 5, 2015 2:15 pm

Larcomes are hosting an afternoon tea open to all to Raise Money for Portsmouth Young Carers. Friday 15 May 2015 – 3pm to 6pm – Appletree House, 17 St Georges Walk, Waterlooville, PO7 7TU R.S.V.P. to Rosie Morris at rm@larcomes.co.uk or 02392 246666

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