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The information set out in this newsletter is of a general nature only and is not legal advice.
April 20, 2012

RECENT CHANGES TO THE CHARITIES ACT

In February this year, there were three changes made to the Charities Act 2005.  If you are involved in a charity as an officer or trustee […]
April 13, 2012

CANCELLING A LEASE FOR THE TENANT’S BREACH

The Property Law Act 2007 (“PLA”) has been in force for quite some time now but in view of the current economic climate, some landlords may […]
April 2, 2012

CANCELLING A LEASE FOR THE TENANT’S BREACH

The Property Law Act 2007 (“PLA”) has been in force for quite some time now but in view of the current economic climate, some landlords may […]
March 30, 2012

NOTICE OF MEETINGS – REQUIREMENTS AND GOOD PRACTICE

In this article we highlight the requirements for adequate and correct meeting notices (for Societies and companies), give some advice as to good practice and also […]
March 26, 2012

RELEASE OF ASSIGNORS AND GUARANTORS OF LEASES

Although it often comes as a surprise to many tenants and guarantors, most landlords are aware that an assignment of lease by an existing tenant (the […]
March 26, 2012

Preparing to Buy a Property at Auction

Most of us carry out background investigations before making an offer to buy a residential or commercial property. Even so, it is common to offer to […]
March 23, 2012

IS IT A FIXTURE OR NOT A FIXTURE – AND WHAT DOES IT MATTER?

It is generally fairly well known that when you are buying a property, that property will include all fixtures (and trees, shrubs and crops), but what […]
February 20, 2012

PROXIES

A person who is unable to attend a meeting of a committee, board, club, society, body corporate, company etc. may be permitted to nominate someone else […]
February 16, 2012

EMPLOYMENT UPDATE : CASUAL EMPLOYEES

In 2011 the Employment Court had the opportunity to revisit the requirements of casual labour on a number of occasions.   In some cases, the casual nature […]
February 3, 2012

RELEASE OF ASSIGNORS AND GUARANTORS OF LEASES

Although it often comes as a surprise to many tenants and guarantors, most landlords are aware that an assignment of lease by an existing tenant (the […]

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