You’ve found your dream property, your offer has been accepted and you’re keen to get moving. The next step is to instruct a conveyancing solicitor to help you through the legal process. But choosing the right conveyancer can be like picking a needle from a haystack – especially if you’re a property-buying novice. After all, buying [...]
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It’s easy to get swept up in the excitement of a property purchase – especially if you’re a first-time buyer. But buying property with a partner is a huge financial commitment. Deposit, conveyancing fees, mortgage payments; it all adds up to a substantial amount of money. Doesn’t it therefore make sense to protect your investment [...]
Half the population hasn’t made a will. Surveys show that people put off making a will, often until they’re in their 50s. Three-quarters of the population have a will in place by the time they are 65, but that still leaves a sizeable number uncovered, not to mention those who die young. Around 60,000 estates [...]
Almost half of adults have not yet made a will, according to research carried out by Co-op Legal Services. It found that just 53% had put down in writing what they wanted to happen in the event of their death. It’s not a job anyone relishes, but if you die without leaving a will, you [...]
In another boost to the Commercial Property department at Lyons Bowe, we have recently recruited Sarah Baldwin to the team as an Associate. Sarah has 20 years’ experience as a real estate lawyer gained at a large international law firm. Paul Lyons, Lyons Bowe’s Managing Partner, said: “It is great to have Sarah with us, [...]