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What Does the Economic Crime Act Mean for Businesses?

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act received Royal Assent on 26 October 2023. The Act is part of the government’s push to improve corporate transparency by imposing new requirements on companies, limited partnerships, and other corporate entities in a...

What are Residential Property Searches?

One of the key stages of buying a residential property is undertaking ‘searches’. In this blog, our Residential Property lawyers answer some frequently asked questions about the searches undertaken during a residential property purchase. What are searches? Searches...

Green Leases for Commercial Property

More commercial landlords are adopting sustainable and ethical solutions to their property development and management practices. This has been partly imposed by legislative change, which has seen environmental influences increasingly impacting UK property law....

Who Needs a Pre-Nuptial Agreement?

No one goes into a marriage or civil partnership expecting it to end. However, with the divorce rate in England and Wales currently estimated to be around 42%, it is sensible for couples to look at ways of protecting themselves and their assets should their marriage...

Why Do I Need a Solicitor to Write a Will?

There has been an increase in contentious probate claims in recent years. Several factors have contributed to this rise, with an ageing population, the cost-of-living crisis and a heightened willingness to contest a will all playing a part. An increase in homemade and...

Muscatt Black Graf LLP Launches Following Merger

We are delighted to announce the launch of Muscatt Black Graf LLP following the successful merger of London-based law firms Muscatt Walker Hayim and Black Graf. The firm completed the merger at the beginning of September and will operate with immediate effect from...