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Utilities Supplies and Compulsory Powers

30/10/2015

A service provider that is supplying a new or improved service connection may require any one of the following documents to provide it with the relevant permission to enter landowners’ land to install equipment and subsequently inspect maintain and repair it:
Easement.


Guarantee or Bond – which offers the best protection against insolvent or defaulting contractors?

30/10/2015

Two of the most common security instruments made available in the construction industry to employers/developers are performance bonds and parent company guarantees.  There advantages and disadvantages to each.


Improving the private rental sector and tackling rouge landlords

30/10/2015

According to the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) there will be new measures requiring landlords to conduct “right to rent” checks on their tenants’ immigration status before offering a tenancy agreement.


STAMP DUTY LAND TAX (SDLT) AND LEASES

30/10/2015

The Stamp Duty regime was replaced by Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in 2003.  SDLT is applicable to both residential and commercial properties and both freehold and leasehold properties.


Review of the Planning Use Classes Order

30/10/2015

Under the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, planning permission is required for the carrying out on land of any development.


Jacksons re-appointed to NFU Legal Panel

Jacksons re-appointed to NFU Legal Panel

23/10/2015

L-R James  Copeland, Environment & Land User Adviser, Adrienne Patterson, Jacksons, Laurie Norris, County Advisor and Inderjit Gill, Jacksons.


Jacksons Law Firm Team Expansion

Jacksons Law Firm Team Expansion

21/10/2015

North East Law Firm, Jacksons continues to grow with the appointment of new team members and staff promotions.
Michael Sproates recently qualified as a solicitor after successfully completing his legal training at Jacksons.


Macmillan Cancer Support and Jacksons Law Firm Announce Fund Raising Partnership

Macmillan Cancer Support and Jacksons Law Firm Announce Fund Raising Partnership

09/07/2015

(From left) Helen Milburn, Emma Nesbit and Nadine Bruce
Jacksons Law Firm are delighted to announce a fantastic partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support.The partnership will help Macmillan raise vital funds for local people affected by cancer.


Could the Inclosure (Consolidation) Act of 1801 still have an impact on your land?

09/07/2015

All local authorities are under an obligation to keep “definitive maps” and statements that record and describe the location and status of highways, including public footpaths and bridleways. This is conclusive evidence that the rights contained on that map exist.


Jacksons Supports Butterwick Hospice Care

09/07/2015

Jacksons Law Firm, were delighted to hand over a big cheque to Butterwick Hospice Care this afternoon. Jacksons, a Corporate Partner of Butterwick, organised “The Butterwick Bake Off” an inter-company baking competition and grand final event in June to raise funds for the Hospice.


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