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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Energy Performance Certificates (EPC)

Energy Performance Certificates (EPC)

30/04/2018

An energy performance certificate (EPC) gives a property an energy efficiency rating which is determined by reference to a number of factors, such as the age and type of the building, its heating, ventilation, cooling and lighting systems. The most efficient rating is an ‘A’ and the least efficient rating is a ‘G’. An EPC […]


Urgent need for ‘no-fault’ divorce

Urgent need for ‘no-fault’ divorce

27/04/2018

Recently the Nuffield Foundation has explored why defended divorce occurs and examines how cases are dealt with by the courts. The great majority of couples who defend a divorce base their argument over who is ‘at fault ‘and there is great argument over the need for reform. The report led by Professor Liz Trinder concludes […]


WHICH WAY NOW?

WHICH WAY NOW?

19/04/2018

Following strenuously contested proceedings before the Property Chamber of the First-tier Tribunal, Jacksons Law Firm successfully defended a claim for a right of way in favour of Mr Kitching against Middlesbrough Council (Clifford Kitching v The Council of the Borough of Middlesbrough REF/2016/1042). In order to access the rear of his property, Mr Kitching had […]


Jacksons Law Firm nominated for five Northern Law Awards

03/04/2018

Jacksons Law Firm has been recognised for its legal expertise by being named as finalists for four Northern Law Awards for the third year running. In addition, the firm has been shortlisted for its non-legal work in the Law Practice Management category for the second consecutive year. Jacksons, which has offices in Teesside and Newcastle […]


New staff and promotions at Jacksons Law firm

03/04/2018

Jacksons Law Firm has boosted one of its property departments by appointing a residential conveyancing expert to head up the team. Associate Solicitor, Andrea Hanna joins Jacksons after spending 10 years with a Newcastle and Chester le Street based law firm, where she managed its residential conveyancing department. During that time, she had responsibility in […]


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