Residential Service Charges

There have been recent cases which emphasise the importance of ensuring that the terms of the lease are properly considered in relation to service charge collection and that statutory requirements are met.  The Upper Tribunal has also made interesting observations on apportionment of service charges within a lease. 1.         A clause provided for management to

Macmillan Coffee Morning

“Let Them Eat Cake” On Friday 30th September 2011, Prince Evans Solicitors LLP took part in Macmillan Cancer Support’s “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning” fundraising event. There can be no doubt that the staff were very generous in raising money for this great cause. Our fundraising week began on the previous Monday with an auction for

Construction Contract Changes

The Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 (“the New Construction Act”) comes into force on 1 October 2011 and JCT this week has released its new Design and Build Contract 2011 and Guide in anticipation of the New Construction Act Significant changes have been made to both adjudication and the payment provisions implemented

“I Predict A Riot”

The popular indie rock band Kaiser Chiefs may have predicted such events occurring in the UK as far back as 2004 with the title of this song, but I’m sure this was far from the minds of residents and commercial tenants across the country until the events of last week. The Metropolitan Police have called

LLP Conversion

“LLP conversion will benefit clients as they are advised by a law firm which has adopted a modern corporate structure” – Senior Partner, Tom Lemon Changes made on 1 August 2011 In common with many other progressive law firms, Prince Evans has converted to limited liability partnership (LLP) status under English law. This change took effect on 1 August 2011 Reason