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Will the stamp duty deadline be extended?

We speak to property law expert James Chadwick about the recent debate over the stamp duty deadline and get his top tips for making sure your conveyancing goes as smoothly – and quickly – as possible.

Prime London Property – February 2021

We speak to Ed Tryon, Director at Lichfields, a prime central London property search firm, for his thoughts on the start of the year for the prime London market. Plus, Ed shares his opinion on how buyers might react to emerging trends.

Understanding Surrogacy Law

International surrogacy and adoption expert Jeetesh Patel explains what the law in the UK says about surrogacy, and what legal issues to look out for.

Leasehold reforms to save homeowners thousands

Homeowners will now be able to save thousands of pounds, following the government’s announcement that leaseholders will be able to extend their leases up to 990 years with zero ground rent.

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In Conversation with Abigail Bird

Partner and Head of Legacy Abigail Bird tells us how she’s found ways to grow as a business leader during the pandemic, and how she’s been maintaining their BD practices despite working life moving almost completely online.

2021 Property Market Forecast

With unprecedented challenges throughout 2020, we take a look into when and how the property market is predicted to recover, the factors that are influencing these trends, and get some expert advice on buying and selling in the new year.

Grandparent’s rights during a relationship breakdown

Last year a third of London grandparents had restricted access to their grandchildren. We explain what you can do to regain contact with your grandchild.

SDLT Holiday – Sun, Sea and Stamp Duty

We assess the impact of the SDLT holiday so far, and hear from Senior Associate Farah Syed on how the Laurus team are managing the upcoming stamp duty holiday deadline.

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Can child arrangements be changed after a divorce?

Sometimes, life changes happen unexpectedly. For parents who have separated, this can mean revisiting your child arrangements so that your children can continue to feel happy and safe.

Child Custody Q&A

In this article, our Head of Family Law Steven Gasser, and Senior Associate Darren Francis answer some commonly asked questions on child custody.

What does Haley v Haley mean for family arbitration?

We discuss exactly how the Haley v Haley outcome will affect the way family arbitration is used in the future.

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National Lockdown Update: Can you move house?

Ahead of the new national lockdown taking place in England this Thursday, we’ve provided a summary of the current guidance released for buying and selling homes.