14/05/19 - Very Special Circumstances: Recent Green Belt Development in the South East

By way of an introduction, the Green Belt policy was established in 1955 with the primary aim of preventing urban sprawl. There are now 14 separate areas of Green Belt with a coverage totalling approximately 13% of England.

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08/05/19 - Planning Law Update 2019

This autumn, Homes & Hills planning law solicitors will once again be holding a number of planning seminars to discuss changes to planning legislation, recent legal developments and the implications of these for property, development and planning professionals.

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30/04/19 - How Debt Recovery Solicitors Could Save Your Business

This week, it was reported that FlyBMI, an airline operating across Europe until it’s collapse in early 2019, owed up to £37 million at the time of its closure. The debt was outstanding to passengers, suppliers and airports around the world, and administrators estimate that those who have lost out may only receive 1% of their claims – a frankly shocking fact. With factors such as Brexit contributing to economic uncertainty, the risks of a business falling in to debt are real; but how realistic is it to expect your money back, should a business be indebted to you? Holmes & Hills debt recovery solicitors can advise on debt recovery, boasting a 91% recovery success rate.

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22/04/19 - New Will Service Levels Designed to Suit Individual Needs

When it comes to family circumstances, Holmes & Hills Private Client Team understand that everyone is different. Baring this in mind, Holmes & Hills now offer four different levels of Will service which entirely depend on individual requirements.

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18/04/19 - Contesting a Will

The purpose of a Will is to clearly specify which assets should be left to which person upon your death and is designed to ensure that all parties follow your wishes. However, even with the best intentions a Will dispute may arise and specialist legal advice may be sought in order to provide a quick resolution for all parties. In this article, contentious probate solicitors Holmes & Hills discuss some of the common reasons a Will may be disputed and the actions that can be taken to rectify this.

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17/04/19 - Ins and Outs of Lease Extensions - Frequently Asked Questions

If you own a leasehold property, you will be aware of the importance of the lease and its length. Here Holmes & Hills’ lease extension lawyer discusses some of the commonly asked questions regarding lease extensions.

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17/04/19 - Landlords Concerned as Governement Discuss Abolishing Section 21

Following the recent plans from the government to overcome barriers to longer tenancies in the private rented sector, private landlords in England and Wales will no longer be able to quickly evict their tenants without a good reason for doing so according to the government’s plans.

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