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To keep up to date with and read about our latest news and events visit here regularly. Our posts will cover events and news that relate directly to our practice, while also updating you on important legal issues and updates.

May 25, 2020

Mortgage free holiday overview

During these unprecedented times with COVID-19, the term mortgage free holiday has been heard more now than ever. As many […]
May 19, 2020

What are Conditions and how do they Operate?

Conditions are terms which are included in an Agreement for Sale and Purchase, which give the purchaser time to decide […]
May 18, 2020

Opening Hours During Alert Level 2

Following the move to alert level 2, we’re pleased to announce that our offices will be opening again on Monday […]
May 14, 2020

Residential tenancy requirements revisited

In response to the Covid crises, from 26 March 2020 the Government announced a freeze to residential rent increases and […]
May 7, 2020

Access issues – commercial leases during COVID-19 lockdown

Many commercial tenants were forced to close down non-essential businesses during the nationwide lockdown. As a result, many commercial tenants […]
April 30, 2020

Should you Refinance?

What is it? Mortgage refinancing is the process of replacing an existing mortgage with a new mortgage to another lender […]
April 24, 2020

Care of Children During the COVID-19 Lockdown

When considering any matters relating to childcare, the Family Court is always guided by the question, “what is in the […]
April 24, 2020

What is a Calderbank offer, and when it should be used?

A Calderbank offer, otherwise known as a “Without Prejudice Save as to Costs” offer, is a tactic that can be […]
April 10, 2020

Points of interest on drug and alcohol testing in the workplace

Drugs and alcohol can make an employee less effective, struggle to concentrate, careless, unable to make rational decisions, amongst other […]