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The Importance of Proper Service – Statutory Demands

A statutory demand is a written demand for payment of a debt served on either an individual or a company. A statutory demand is not to be mistaken for a formal court document; it does not need to be issued at the court, nor does it initiate court proceedings. It does however express a clear […]

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Windrush: What now?

“People who arrived in the UK many years ago and do not have documentation confirming their immigration status have faced difficulties in proving their right to work, to rent property and to access benefits and services to which they are entitled. The Government has apologised to people in this position and has made a commitment […]

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Digital Estate Issues : How do 200-year old laws deal with Facebook and Bit_Coin?

Introduction Imagine, a person, all of whose assets are on-line. Mobile banking and on-line investments, email accounts, social media articles, bitcoin and cryptocurrency. Not an implausible scenario, and therefore the inevitable being the inevitable, what happens in the event of such a person’s death. Especially when their will says nothing about their digital assets or […]

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Holding UK property in an overseas company used to be practical & popular planning for non-domiciled individuals for IHT purposes

Historically, by holding UK residential property in an off-shore company, a non-domiciled/non-deemed domiciled individual ensured that the property was not included in his estate for inheritance tax purposes. Non-UK domiciled individuals previously only paid inheritance tax on UK real property. By holding the UK residential property via an offshore company, the assets the individual held […]

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Alarm Bells are Ringing – Identity Fraud in Property Transactions

On 15 May 2018 the Court of Appeal (“CAPP”) delivered its hotly anticipated findings in the joint appeals of Dreamvar (UK) Limited v Mischon De Reya and Mary Monson Solicitors and P&P Property Limited v Owen White & Caitlin LLP and Crownvent Limited.  The first instance decisions in both cases caused considerable alarm in the […]

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Energy Performance Certification

There has been a considerable amount of legislation in recent years which stems from the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) (Directive 2002/91/EC) of the European Parliament and theEuropean Union (EU) dated 16 December 2002. The Climate Act Bill became law on 26th November 2008 and aims to enable the UK to become a low-carbon economy […]

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Tier 2 and Tier 5 Sponsors: your sponsorship duties simplified

Your sponsorship duties may seem onerous however with a little care, there really is no reason to be caught short during your UKVI inspections.  Failure to meet your sponsorship duties can lead to your licence being downgraded, suspended or at worst, revoked.  Having done the hard work in obtaining your licence, we at Axiom Stone […]

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The Tory Manifesto: 
What future does it determine for Personal Injury?

The United Kingdom General Election 2017 polling has been a popular topic for discussion for most. Each party has presented their Manifesto and respective ideas in which they wish to better our country. Their notions impact all industries, predominantly focused on matters of immigration, health, housing, taxation and of course, BREXIT(*1). However, the Tory Government […]

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A Successful Appeal To The Judicial Committee Of The Privy Council In A Dispute With Digicel Jamaica Ltd

Axiom Stone acted for the Fair Trading Commission of Jamaica on its successful appeal to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in a dispute with Digicel Jamaica Ltd. Judgment was given on 24 August 2017. Prior to 2000 there was only one provider of telecommunications services in Jamaica but the Telecommunications Act of that […]

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Child Arrangements – Summer Holidays & Beyond

Child arrangements (spending time with) was previously referred to as contact.  Child arrangements (living with) previously referred to as residence.  With the school holidays fast approaching, many parents will be planning activities for their children, or summer holidays abroad. You may find yourself feeling upset or resentful if you have been denied the opportunity to […]

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Barbara Bitis & Ruth Mabhula Win High Court Application

Barbara Bitis & Ruth Mabhula – our family team wins High Court application for permission to apply for financial relief after an overseas divorce (under section 13 of the Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984). Please contact Barbara Bitis on 0208 951 6936 or bb@axiomstone.co.uk  for an initial fixed fee consultation should you require legal […]

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What is Residential Conveyancing?

Residential conveyancing is the legal process of buying or selling a residential property. Most people who aren’t familiar with the process use a solicitor to act for them when they buy or sell residential property. In addition, mortgage lenders typically require that the conveyancing process is carried out by a solicitor when they provide a […]

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What Is Immigration Law

Immigration Law Explained Immigration law is the branch of law that deals with the legal entry of people from other countries into the UK. People enter the UK for all kinds of reasons; for example people enter the UK in order to study, to work, as a tourist, to join a spouse who already lives […]

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Family & Matrimonial Law Explained

Family law and matrimonial law are about families, and matters that affect families and individuals and their relationships. Within the field of family law are all kinds of issues such as marriage, separation, and divorce, as well as child adoption, custody, and access. Matrimonial law is a branch of family law that specifically deals with […]

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Personal Injury & Medical Negligence Claims

Personal injury litigation is a field of law that deals with physical or psychological injuries that are caused by neglect, accident, error, or wrong-doing. In most personal injury cases an injured party makes a claim for financial compensation from a defendant, and the solicitors of the two parties negotiate the amount the defendant will pay. What Is A […]

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