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Irwin Mitchell

Residential Property in Steel City goes from strength to strength

By Sarah Martin Sheffield property prices are on the up. The Land Registry data shows a 28% increase in house prices over the last ten...

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Battle between stepsisters in 'who died first' dispute comes to an end

On the 26th June, I posted a blog summarising a recent case in the High Court, dealing with the “Commorientes Rule” (meaning...

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Service by Whatsapp?

In a recent dispute between cohabitees, the court has upheld an order that a claim form could be served on a defendant out of the...

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Property Ombudsman update code of practice

The Property Ombudsman have recently updated their code of practice for residential estate agents and within the changes is an emphasis...

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Lomax v Lomax - Court of Appeal confirms that parties can be compelled to attend Early Neutral Evaluation

The Court of Appeal handed down it decision earlier this week in the case of Lomax v Lomax (2019) CA, which was an appeal against the...

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Latest ONS stats report 25.8% increase in cohabiting couples

Official figures released yesterday by the Office of National Statistics confirms that the number of people cohabiting in the UK has...