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Environmental Law after Brexit

Whilst uncertainty continues over the timing and nature of our withdrawal from the European Union, so uncertainty continues over the future standards that will be applied to environmental law.

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Essex Mineral Plan Update

The current Essex Minerals Local Plan was adopted on 8 July 2014 and provides planning policies for minerals development in Essex until 2029.

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Am I a First Time Buyer?

A first time buyer is defined by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) as “an individual or individuals who have never owned an interest in a residential property in the United Kingdom or anywhere else in the world and who intends to occupy the property as their main residence”.

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How to sell a flat with a short lease

Having a short lease is a common problem especially when you are looking to sell your flat. The reason being is due to your lease being granted for a number of years so as time goes by the term of the lease reduces.

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DOLS: They Certainly Aren't Child's Play

Incidents of a Deprivation of Liberty are on the increase. Often, these are used to detain people in a hospital or place them in a care home despite the person in question (“the Patient”) not consenting, or being unable to consent, to the same.

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