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A recent Court of Appeal case shows how important it is to carry out procedures properly in order for a person who clearly has impaired mental capacity to create a will that can withstand legal challenge. It involved a will created in 2005 by an...
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In an important decision for property professionals , the High Court has ruled that, when considering the nature of a single unit of accommodation, a simple application of the 'bricks and mortar' test is too narrow and that the use to which rooms are...
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The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) was introduced as a means of raising cash from developers to fund public projects. However, it is not always welcome to those who have to pay it and, in one High Court case, a shopping centre owner succeeded in...
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