Get ready for the leasehold revolution!

Changes announced today by the Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick promise nothing short of a revolution in the market for leasehold properties.    Under our current rules, which were described by the Law Commission last year as a ‘medieval’ system characterised by high, escalating and onerous ground rents, excessive charges and profiteering by developers, freehold owners can increase the amount of ground rent payable […]

Deputyship – when a power of attorney is no longer an option

If your partner, a parent, or another close relative is losing their ability to manage their own affairs, you may be concerned about how much you can help, particularly where financial matters are concerned. If the person you care for has not made their own plans, such as by making a Lasting Power of Attorney […]