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property freehold costs have risen by 10 times with some leasehold contracts

Leasehold versus freehold property

Taylor Wimpey on 27 April 2017 has taken the unprecedented step to say that they will set aside £130 million of funds

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Hunt & Coombs sponsor local hockey club in St Neots

St Neots Hockey Club End of Season Club Day

Hunt & Coombs were proud to have sponsored St Neots Hockey Club (Saints) End of Season Club Day on Saturday 6 May.

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Have people who have made more money in a relationship claim they ahve made a special contribution to a marriage?

Will the Welsh Wizard mesmerise the Family Court?

It is well known by family law practitioners and the Court’s that extremely wealthy persons are required to prove that they have …

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Peterborough solicitors firm grows with new trainees and qualification from training contract

From Trainee to Solicitor

Hunt & Coombs has always seen the importance of training the next generation of solicitors and we have great pleasure in …

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Government bring in Reporting on Payment Practices and Performance Regulations from 6 April

The Reporting on Payment Practices and Performance Regulations 2017

The Reporting on Payment Practices and Performance Regulations came into force on 6 April 2017.

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Whiplash reforms reduce amounts of claim compensation for accident victims

Compensation and costs cut for whiplash and lower value claims –

Compensation claims for personal injuries have been in the news in recent weeks following government action likely to see …

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Foreign corporate ownership of UK property

As part of its drive towards greater transparency and trust in business, the Government announced plans in May 2016 to create a …

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Fee increase to be considered on grants of representation on hold until after Easter

In a follow up to our recent article on the proposals for fee increases on grants of representation such as a grant of …

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Why a shareholders’ agreement is a good idea

A well drafted Shareholders’ Agreement can provide for all of these situations and can be an insurance policy against substantial …

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Petition against the Governments published response to the Consultation on fee proposals for grants representation.