• Trees: cases concerning damage - Features

    26 April 2017

    Vivien King considers some cases concerning damage caused by trees. Obtaining a property that contains high alumina cement, sea-dredged aggregates or, in Cornwall, mundic (iron pyrite) blocks will...

  • Property owners and Airbnb: seeking legal advice before letting - Features

    25 April 2017

    Airbnb operates a hugely successful business model that helps many property owners maximise value from their investment – but what other effects can it have on that value?...


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