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Irwin Mitchell

Equity release: an alternative to downsizing

Equity release is available to people aged 55 or over to access funds tied up in their property, either as a lump sum or as a regular...

Irwin Mitchell

What a relief (from sanctions)!

In the recent case of Djurberg v London Borough of Richmond & Ors [2019] EWHC 3342 (Ch) Chief Master Marsh held that the courts will not...

Irwin Mitchell

Property pet problems

The Government will change the model tenancy agreement to remove the blanket restriction on pets, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has...

Irwin Mitchell

IHT implications of leaving shared property by will

The recent decision in Margaret Vincent v HMRC raises important issues in relation to will drafting and estate planning. The FTT found...