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  • 20 September 2018
    What is a flying freehold?

    Not a flying saucer or a flying elephant, but a flying freehold! If you are buying a house, particularly a period property, you might be told by your Solicitor that the property has a flying freeho… Read more

  • 20 September 2018
    Escalating ground rents?

    A recent Which? Report this month included a feature about escalating ground rents, but what’s all the fuss about? Apartments are almost always sold on a leasehold basis, but a lot of developers th… Read more

  • 29 August 2018
    Westmorland County Show 2018

    We are looking forward to another enjoyable County Show and hope you can join us. Not only are we offering free refreshments throughout the day, this year we are also providing some entertainment in t… Read more

  • 28 August 2018
    St Mary's Hospice

    Throughout September, as part of their Will Month we will be offering our will preparation services FREE OF CHARGE in exchange for a donation to St Mary’s Hospice in Ulverston. We are thrilled t… Read more

  • 23 July 2018
    Addington Fund looking for tenants

    Addington Fund is a farming charity which we are happy to support in connection with our agricultural and rural clients. The Addington Fund are currently converting a lovely stone barn in Crosthwaite,… Read more

  • 3 July 2018
    Choice not Chance - the importance of Powers of Attorney

    This week is the launch of Solicitors for the Elderly’s campaign “Choice Not Chance”, raising awareness of the important, but little used, Health and Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney(LPAs) docu… Read more

  • 21 June 2018
    Cumbria Tourism Awards 2018

    There may be a few sore heads this morning after last night’s Cumbria Tourism Awards 2018 ceremony! Hospitality and leisure businesses from around the county were nominated in a wide range of categ… Read more

  • 14 June 2018
    Where are my title deeds, and do I need them?

    Historically, the Deeds to your house were the proof that you owned it. Each sale from one owner to the next would be recorded in documents called a “Conveyance” or for old transactions an “Ind… Read more

  • 14 June 2018
    Whose house is it anyway?

    You may own a property jointly with somebody or have contributed to the purchase price, but do you know what your ownership rights are? If you are buying a house jointly with somebody, your solicitor… Read more

  • 7 June 2018
    When a document is not always what it seems..

    When is a Lease not a Lease? Whether you are a landlord or a tenant of residential or commercial property, you can usually be reassured that any legal document you have sets out the basis on which th… Read more

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