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Bank of England Governor warns of Brexit house price plunge

Bank of England Governor warns of Brexit house price plunge

The Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has warned that a no-deal Brexit could cause a house price crash. He said that in the worst-case scenario, house prices could fall by as much as 35 per cent over the three years following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, according to reports. His comments…

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September 21, 2018
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New Bill promises guaranteed leave allowance for bereaved parents

New Bill promises guaranteed leave allowance for bereaved parents

A Bill presented to Parliament recently promises to give bereaved parents guaranteed paid leave for a minimum of two weeks following the death of a child aged under 18 years old. Conservative MP, Kevin Hollinrake, has introduced the Parental Bereavement (Pay and Leave) Bill with support from the Government . The plans will now be…

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September 21, 2018
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Pollsters find most Brits have been checking their work emails on holiday

Pollsters find most Brits have been checking their work emails on holiday

A survey from the polling firm, YouGov has found that most UK workers check their emails while on holiday. Just 40 per cent of people questioned never check their emails while taking time away from the office, with a quarter of workers checking their inbox either ‘often’ or ‘very often’. Despite this finding, 80 per…

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August 29, 2018
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Domestic investment in UK property market accelerates

Domestic investment in UK property market accelerates

Investment by domestic buyers in the UK property market has increased by 12.9 per cent over the year to July, according to Savills. So far this year, domestic investors have spent a total of £18.8 billion in the UK commercial property market. Mat Oakley, Director and Head of Savills Commercial Research, said: “The UK commercial…

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August 29, 2018
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A sign of the times? Law Commission backs electronic signatures

A sign of the times? Law Commission backs electronic signatures

In what is likely to be widely regarded as a sign of the times, the Law Commission has put pen to ink on a statement confirming that electronic signatures can be used to sign formal legal contracts under English Law. The Commission has also set out a range of other steps that could be considered,…

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August 29, 2018
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Children challenge father’s will

Children challenge father’s will

A High Court judge has ruled that two young children should be entitled to a lump sum maintenance payment from their late father’s estate, despite not having been named in his will. Bianca Maria Corrado was awarded £386,000 from the £3.5 million estate of the Malkiat Singh Ubbi on behalf of her six-month-old and three-year-old…

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August 29, 2018
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Our Real Estate team acts for prominent retailers in securing locations at high profile Kings Cross development

Our Real Estate team acts for prominent retailers in securing locations at high profile Kings Cross development

The Real Estate team at OGR Stock Denton LLP has acted for two prominent retailers in securing locations at a high profile development in Kings Cross. Coal Drops Yard is set to establish itself as an iconic high-end retail development and our team has assisted fashion brand Self Service and cosmetics brand Aesop in securing…

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August 29, 2018
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Family lawyers, including OGR Stock Denton’s Graeme Fraser, call for better protections for cohabiting couples

Family lawyers, including OGR Stock Denton’s Graeme Fraser, call for better protections for cohabiting couples

Fourteen high-profile family lawyers, including OGR Stock Denton LLP partner, Graeme Fraser, have signed a letter published in the Guardian, calling for improved rights for cohabitants. The letter argues that cohabiting couples and their families are losing out as a consequence of the perpetuating myth of ‘common law marriage’, which whilst referred to in official…

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August 29, 2018
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We encounter a ‘sticky wicket’ as we take on Gerald Edelman on the cricket pitch

We encounter a ‘sticky wicket’ as we take on Gerald Edelman on the cricket pitch

The ‘OGR Legends’ team, made up of Michael Stock, team members from OGR, as well as contacts from Vintage Wealth, Jeremy Leaf & Co, Dutch and Dutch and Selbourne Chambers, took on a team from accountancy firm, Gerald Edelman, at the Walker Cricket Ground in Southgate on Thursday 23 August. Sadly, batting second, we were…

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August 24, 2018
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The Real Estate team at OGR Stock Denton LLP has acted for two prominent retailers in securing locations at a high profile development in Kings Cross

The Real Estate team at OGR Stock Denton LLP has acted for two prominent retailers in securing locations at a high profile development in Kings Cross

Coal Drops Yard is set to establish itself as an iconic high-end retail development and our team has assisted fashion brand Self Service and cosmetics brand Aesop in securing space. The opening of Coal Drops Yard on 26 October 2018 will be the latest stage in the revitalisation of Kings Cross that has taken place…

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August 14, 2018
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