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Talk Money Week: Wills

The government’s annual Talk Money Week ran from 6–10 November 2023. The initiative is headed up by the Money and Pensions Service and is designed to get more people talking

November 13, 2023

Affidavits and Certificates of Spanish Law

A certificate or affidavit of Spanish law is often requested by the probate registry during an application for a grant of representation when the domicile of the deceased is Spain

November 2, 2023

Why Unmarried Couples Need a Cohabitation Agreement

An increasing number of couples in England and Wales are now choosing to live together rather than get married or become civil partners. Recent figures show that the number of

October 16, 2023

Commercial Landlords: Do Your Properties Meet EPC and MEES Requirements?

New Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) came into force on 1 April 2023, which imposed tougher Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) requirements on landlords of commercial properties. The rules, which made

September 26, 2023

Government Schemes Available to First-Time Buyers

The government’s Help to Buy Scheme closed in March this year. The scheme, which was particularly popular among first-time buyers, helped with the purchase of almost 390,000 homes worth £110bn

September 14, 2023

The Legalities of Selling a Residential Property

Although exciting, selling a property in the UK involves various legal obligations that must be considered and followed, ensuring that transparency is met and buyers are protected from any nasty

September 7, 2023

What are the different types of Lasting Power of Attorney?

A lasting power of attorney (LPA) is crucial for safeguarding your future. It is a powerful legal tool that allows you to give someone they trust, (a spouse, grown-up child

August 21, 2023

ETIAS Travel Permit

The European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) will be in force from 2024. British citizens and nationals of other third countries/non-EU states, who up until now could enter the

July 28, 2023

Welcome Samantha Hoyle

Berlad Graham are pleased to welcome Samantha Hoyle to our team of Consultant Solicitors.

June 23, 2023

Recommendations on making a will when you have a child with special needs.

Making a will is important for anyone who wants to ensure that their assets and property are distributed according to their wishes after they pass away. However, it is especially

June 19, 2023