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Involving a Solicitor in a Construction Dispute Shouldn’t be a Matter of Last Resort

Nobody waits for a leaking pipe to cause a flood before calling a plumber.  Exactly the same principle applies to legal advice and disputes.  The longer you leave it before…Read More

UK takes the lead in Construction Dispute Resolution

The annual report into Global Construction Disputes by EC Harris draws a number of interesting and, potentially surprising, conclusions. In the UK, the amounts disputed and the time taken to…Read More

A guide to The Party Wall Act

Do you own a building? Yes Do you know what the Party Wall Act is? No If you or your neighbours plan to undertake future building works (including repairs), please…Read More

ORJ scores substantial construction adjudication success

ORJ construction partner Michael Smyth has led a substantial UK ground works contractor to a major success in two recent construction adjudications (conducted simultaneously). ORJ successfully argued its client was…Read More

Tenants: Your Commercial Property Leasing Guide

Whether starting afresh in business or moving to a new business site, if leasing commercial property is your requirement, you do need to consider more than just the cost of…Read More

A guide to Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery

Landlords need to be careful with the collection of rent arrears from commercial tenants now that the landlords self help remedy of distraint – where the landlord was entitled to…Read More

Dilapidations

Many large leases are now coming to an end without renewal, and the prospect of significant disputes relating to dilapidations between landlords and tenants is increasing.  Dealing with dilapidations is…Read More

5 top tips for residential landlords

Being a landlord in these uncertain times can carry enough risk without falling foul of technicalities that can befall the unsuspecting Landlord when they seek to obtain possession of their…Read More

Top 5 Mistakes Owners Make When Selling A Business

It is estimated that around 15% of UK business owners are looking to selling a business at any one time. While it is true that the economic downturn has affected the ability of…Read More

GDPR COMPLIANCE

PRACTICAL SUGGESTIONS/TOP TIPS FOR GDPR COMPLIANCE: With the deadline for GDPR compliance fast approaching, the beginning of 2018 marked for many businesses the start of a time-consuming process of dealing…Read More