Monthly Archives: June 2015


Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015

Undue influence is a legal concept which is usually raised when someone wants to challenge either a transfer of an asset made by a person during their lifetime or a Will made by a person. There are two distinct limbs of undue influence. In relation to lifetime gifts by an individual it has one meaning... Read More

Rights of First Refusal

Monday, 8 Jun 2015

Many people live in blocks of flats and buildings that have been converted into apartments. The usual method to deal with these multiple title interests is that the freehold is owned by a landlord and the “owners” of flats or apartments hold a long lease (typically granted for a minimum initial period of 99 years)... Read More

Cohabitation: The myth and the insurance policy

Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015

Over the past 20 years the number of Cohabiting couples in the UK has doubled. This shows no sign of slowing down. Yet despite this significant growth, the law in relation to cohabiting couples remains undeveloped and perhaps most concernedly, misunderstood. The presumption of the “common law marriage” is nothing more than a myth with... Read More