Alice Darch

Alice is a Solicitor in our Commercial Property Team

About Alice

Alice is a Solicitor in our Commercial Property Team, based in Torquay.

Alice joined the team after completing her Training Contract at Kitsons, having previously completing seats in private client/tax, commercial property and litigation.

Outside of work she enjoys baking and being active.


Accolades and professional bodies

  • LLB Law degree – First Class Honours
  • LLM LPC Professional Legal Practice – Distinction

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14/11/19

Electrical Safety Requirements for Private Landlords

By: Alice Darch

Electrical Safety Standards for Privately Rented Properties

New legislation has been introduced to impose further restrictions on private landlords of residential premises.

Scenario

You own a buy to let property as a way to prepare for your retirement.  You think of yourself as a good landlord and you adhere to current obligations but...

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06/09/18

Landmark court case over Widowed Parent’s Allowance.

By: Alice Darch

In the matter of an application by Siobhan McLaughlin for Judicial Review (NI) UKSC 48

On the 30th August 2018 the Supreme Court allowed Ms McLaughlin’s appeal determining that certain requirements of the Widowed Parent’s Allowance (Northern Ireland) was discriminatory and breached the European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”).

Facts

Ms...

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03/08/18

An NHS Trust and Others

By: Alice Darch An NHS Trust and others (Respondents) v  Y (by his litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) and another (Appellants)

The Supreme Court has confirmed that there is no mandatory requirement for a court to hear an application, to decide upon the best interest of every patient with profound cognitive and physical disabilities,...

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15/02/18

Ashburton Legal Surgery

Kitsons Solicitors offer a free monthly half hour legal surgery for the residents of Ashburton on Wills, Estate and Tax planning issues ...

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