News archive: August 2023

  • Posted on August 29, 2023
    The level of natural light that comes through the windows of your home can make a huge difference to your enjoyment of your property. It is understandable then, that you will want to take action if that enjoyment is threatened by a neighbouring development that will block out the light.
  • Posted on August 28, 2023
    Part of the success of TV shows like the BBC Antiques Roadshow is the thrill when a long-cherished family heirloom turns out to be surprisingly valuable, for example a piece of china that has been on display in the home for many years. Occasionally, a rare masterpiece hits the headlines in the art world, such as the Caravaggio painting found in an attic in Toulouse in 2014; but if your choice of art is NFTs (non-fungible tokens) or you invest in cryptocurrency, then these assets may never be found if you fail to take appropriate steps to protect this part of your legacy.
  • Posted on August 21, 2023
    When you communicate with your lawyer, it is vital that those communications remain confidential, especially if your business is heading towards a dispute with another company that could end up in court.
  • Posted on August 18, 2023
    Commercial landlords are increasingly keen to show that their buildings are sustainable. With energy prices high and continuing uncertainty in the global energy markets, producing renewable energy on commercial buildings is more attractive than ever. Putting solar panels on a new building as you develop is relatively straightforward, but most landlords have to retrofit solar panels onto existing buildings. This may still make good business sense, but if you have tenants you will need your solicitor to help you navigate a few legal issues.
  • Posted on August 15, 2023
    With the Renters Reform Bill aiming to strengthen tenants’ rights, and interest rates and economic pressures squeezing property investment returns, more and more landlords are leaving the private rental market. There have been claims in the media of a landlord exodus, and if you are a residential landlord perhaps you have been thinking about selling up too.
  • Posted on August 7, 2023
    Due to changes in ways of working since the pandemic or in response to the economic slowdown, some employers are downsizing their premises and asking employees to relocate to new premises or hubs.
  • Posted on August 4, 2023
    Parkinson Wright LLP has been re-accredited to the Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme.

    The firm is proud to receive the Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS) which is a recognised quality standard for SRA-regulated firms in residential conveyancing.

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