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10 07, 2020

Stamp Duty Holiday until March 2021

The Government has announced a Stamp Duty Holiday until March 2021 The chancellor has announced a temporary holiday on stamp duty on the first £500,000 of all property sales in England and Northern Ireland. [...]

21 01, 2020

Divorce or relationship breakdown

Sadie Glover LLB Hons – Solicitor It is difficult to know where to turn when faced with divorce or relationship breakdown.Dealing with the emotional turbulence the process entails, and having to think about the associated [...]

29 12, 2019

UPDATE – Probate fees increase scrapped

Following months of uncertainty, the Government has announced that it will not be increasing probate application fees in 2020. The fees will remain at £155 for solicitor applications (£215 for individuals), avoiding a controversial [...]

29 12, 2019

No-fault Divorce

As a member of Resolution, I am delighted that the Government’s Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill, which will provide for no-fault divorce, has just had its second reading debate in Parliament. The Bill received [...]

28 11, 2017

Stamp Duty relief for first-time buyers

In its Autumn 2017 Budget, the Government has provided relief for first-time property buyers with the aim of reducing the upfront costs of a property purchase and supporting home ownership. A first-time buyer is [...]

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