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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
Posted in Latest News

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
Posted in Latest News

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
Posted in Latest News

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
Posted in Latest News

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
Posted in Latest News

Engineers win Employment Tribunal challenge after being made redundant without notice

Engineers win Employment Tribunal challenge after being made redundant without notice

A group of engineers who were dismissed without notice when the company they worked for went into administration have been awarded 90 days’ pay at an Employment Tribunal.

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August 28, 2018
Posted in Blog, Employment

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
Posted in Blog, Latest News

The Guardian – Cohabiting couples need basic legal protections

The Guardian – Cohabiting couples need basic legal protections

OGR Stock Denton LLP Partner, Graeme Fraser, was one of a number of family law professionals to sign a letter which was published by the Guardian here.

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August 18, 2018
Posted in In the Press

Boost for unfairly treated former partners and families

Boost for unfairly treated former partners and families

The government has today confirmed their commitment to improve enforcement of financial remedy orders made on divorce. Although financial remedy orders enable wealth to be more fairly distributed on divorce, they have limited effect when the money rewarded to the less wealthy spouse and can in certain circumstances lead to significant hardship for them and…

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August 17, 2018
Posted in Blog, Family Law

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
Posted in Blog, Latest News, Property