Anwar v Britton: missives and misrepresentation

When purchasing a house, concerns around the condition of the property are high on the buyer’s mind. These can be met to an extent by surveys and home reports, but...

Paperless wills

We live in a society where technology is prevalent in many aspects of life and continues to develop every day. Many favour technology over ’old-fashioned’ paper for reasons such as...

The future of support for small scale renewables

More than 700MW of small-scale renewable energy developments has been installed by homeowners and businesses since the launch of the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) support scheme on 1 April 2010, according...

Divorce - no one is to blame

The UK government has finally committed to reform divorce law in England and Wales. The purpose of the reform is to help couples to divorce less acrimoniously, by shifting away...

Alasdair Loudon retires from Turcan Connell, and bids a fond farewell

Alasdair Loudon retires from Turcan Connell, and bids a fond farewell.

Land and buildings transaction tax on derelict properties

In the recent case of Scotland.P N Bewley v HMRC, the First-Tier Tax Tribunal considered the definition of a “dwelling” for the purposes of stamp duty land tax (SDLT) and...