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A guide to contractual disputes between landlords & tenants

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As the buy-to-let market grows, so does the number of landlord and tenant disputes. From lease renewals and damage to property, to forbidden pets and getting a security deposit back in one piece – without proper communication, there’s a lot that can go wrong. Here are some of the more common disputes and how you, [read more…]


Welcoming new additions to our Commercial Property team

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We are delighted to announce two fantastic new additions to the Commercial Property team at Abacus Solicitors. Mark Benjamin and Jill Campbell will be joining the commercial department in early September. Mark brings to the firm over two decades of experience gained at Legal 500 firms such as Nabarro and Cobbetts. Originally based in London, [read more…]


Cohabitation rights: A guide for friends buying a house together

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cohabitation rights a guide for friends buying a house together

Cohabitation rights: A guide for friends buying a house together The current property market has made buying a house on your own very difficult, and it’s led to an increasing number of people choosing to buy property with friends, loved ones or even acquaintances. And, although this has become a well-worn path to owning property, [read more…]


Commercial Property FAQs

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Tenant FAQs What are my rights as a commercial property tenant? As a tenant your rights will be largely regulated by the lease (which is a matter for you to negotiate with your landlord and for your solicitor to advise upon and formalise for you) and also partly regulated by law – perhaps most significantly [read more…]


How to support your claims when settling cohabitation disputes

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When can property contract disputes arise?

How to support your claims when settling cohabitation disputes When a cohabitation relationship breaks down, disputes can arise and ownership of property or assets becomes a problem. However, proving your interest in a property isn’t always difficult but certainly can be. Contrary to popular belief, cohabiting couples are not entitled to the same legal rights [read more…]


How to handle a joint ownership property if one party wants to sell

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How to handle a joint ownership property if one property wants to sell

How to handle a joint ownership property if one party wants to sell Joint ownership of a property simply refers to two people who each have a share in their property. For the purposes of this blog this could include cohabitating couples or friends/family members who own a property together. Whether you are a joint [read more…]


How are cohabitation disputes resolved?

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How are cohabitation disputes solved

How are cohabitation disputes resolved? Here at Abacus, we pride ourselves on our cohabitation dispute knowledge and experience. We have worked with a number of clients to resolve both long term and short term disputes, with fantastic results. However, things are not always as straightforward as they seem. Cohabitation disputes can get tangled up in [read more…]