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What are the Different Types of Lasting Powers of Attorney? You may have heard about Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA), but did you know there are two main types, each serving a distinct purpose and granting specific decision-making powers to the appointed attorney? The differing types of LPA...

Today the Statutory Legacy which is payable on an intestacy is increasing to £322,000. We asked Jo Caddoo, our Partner, and Head of the Private Client team what this means in practice and why you need to consider what this may mean for you and your...

Turnover rents are increasingly common in retail lettings. In challenging times, they appeal to tenants because both the landlord and tenant share the risk of trade being adversely affected by the state of the wider economy. Landlords would prefer a guaranteed fixed rent but may...

Time to move business premises? Read our article by Kam Vara, Partner, at Rollasons Solicitors for his expert on advice on exercising your break clause correctly so that you aren't left with unexpected bills. Exercising a break clause – top tips for commercial tenants If you are...

If you own a commercial property which is larger than you need, selling part of it could be a good way to release value.  Before you start, it is vital to have a clear idea of how the division will work from a practical point...

Seven out of ten parents have no legal guardian in place to care for their children in the event of their deaths. Research commissioned by SFE (Solicitors for the Elderly) and Rollasons Solicitors shows 71% of parents have no legal plans in place to make sure...

Remember remember, the 5th of November…As clocks fall back and nights get shorter many actively choose to put their property search on hold over winter, hibernate, and focus on creating a cosy home. Yet what happens if you’ve unexpectedly found the perfect property that lights...

With the multitude of true-crime podcasts and Netflix specials available at this spooky time of year, you’ll have heard the stories. About the house that was haunted, the family that was driven out by poltergeists or ghosts, and how they couldn't sell it on. The truth...