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Estate Agents and Sellers – Property Information Legislation Changes

11th June 2014 by Daniel Woolnough
Estate agents and house sellers now have a duty to inform potential buyers and even potential property viewers about certain information that may affect their decision to purchase a property and land. The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations (SI 2008/1277) (‘CPR’) came into force on 26 May 2008, and these Regulations primarily deal with […]

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Estate Agents and Sellers – Property Information Legislation Changes

11th June 2014 by Daniel Woolnough
Estate agents and house sellers now have a duty to inform potential buyers and even potential property viewers about certain information that may affect their decision to purchase a property and land. The Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations (SI 2008/1277) (‘CPR’) came into force on 26 May 2008, and these Regulations primarily deal with […]

Kitsons Teignbridge Curry Club – Naz, Newton Abbot

18th November 2013 by Christian Robertson
The latest Kitsons Curry Club started like any other, we left work in search of sustenance and refreshment, and this time it was the turn of Naz in Newton Abbot to impress.  The venue itself is situated in a great location on Queen Street, just a few minutes walk from the town centre. The owners […]

Beware – Tree Root Damage

16th September 2013 by Christian Robertson
Allowing trees to encroach onto a neighbouring owner’s land constitutes a nuisance.  Tree roots can cause considerable damage to a property. The damage is often caused by the roots taking water from the surrounding ground, particularly where the roots extend below any foundations.  Tree owners need to remain alive to the risk of a claim […]

Are you ready for the new litigation regime?

29th August 2013 by Katy Sandel
A new dawn awakes for litigators and litigants alike.  The Jackson reforms are here, and whilst they may not be welcomed on all fronts, they are here and here to stay.   The Jackson reforms bring the most significant change in the Civil Justice System since the Lord Woolf’s Access to Justice Report of 1996 and the […]

Covert recordings

22nd August 2013 by Lucie Biddick
I recently received a call from a client, about an employee who had covertly recorded a disciplinary meeting. My client was understandably aggrieved as they felt that the employee’s actions were underhand and breached their privacy. My client wanted to know whether the recording could be used if there was subsequent Employment Tribunal (ET) litigation. […]

Interest Only Mortgages: a ticking time bomb; the next misselling scandal or a fuss about nothing?

22nd August 2013 by David Turner
There has been much in the press recently concerning Interest Only Mortgages. Some of the reporting has been bordering on scaremongering. This follows the recent Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) review on the topic. The FCA has taken no action yet but have invited consultation from interested parties. The FCA certainly have concerns and this in […]

Will you make it a priority?

21st August 2013 by Charlie Siegle
The Private Client Team at Kitsons Solicitors advise clients on a range of issues from their offices in Torquay, Exeter and Plymouth. However the two most important areas that we come across on a daily basis are Wills and Powers of Attorney. Will you make it a priority? So why should you make a will? […]

What does Localism mean for you and your community?

8th August 2013 by Cameron Caverhill
Community Rights enshrined in the Localism Act 2012 form an important part of the Government’s agenda for decentralisation, but what are these rights? The Community right to bid Are there buildings of value to your community which you would want to try to protect, if they were put up for sale? Your Parish Council and […]

Kitsons’ Teignbridge Curry Club – The Gurkha Chef, Newton Abbot

11th July 2013 by Christian Robertson
The fourth Teignbridge curry house that was put to test by the Kitsons Curry Club was The Gurkha Chef in Newton Abbot. On arrival, the venue was impressive and the modern and newly decorated restaurant felt very welcoming – it was the perfect size for those who attended. It was clear that the staff were […]

Due care and Fixed Penalties

9th July 2013 by Rob Newman
Recent news reports gave the impression that the Government is introducing a batch of new offences, which would include such things as tail gating, hogging the middle and outer lane of a motorway or using the wrong lane on a roundabout. In fact, all of these activities are frowned on in the Highway Code and […]
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