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Property matters - flood advice
If your business property has been flooded you may need some expert legal advice...
By Helen Hayward on Monday 14th December 2015
Advice for Victims of Cumbria Floods
This page contains links to resources on our site which aim to help householders and businesses who have been affected by flooding in Cumbria.
By on Tuesday 8th December 2015
Burnetts has been widely accredited for the quality of its expertise and service across numerous areas of law. Details of our accreditations can be found here:
By on Monday 2nd November 2015
Breaking new ground
In 'breaking new ground' commercial property lawyer Sarah Loan discusses the ownership of the mines and minerals which may lie below the surface of a new Academy.
By Sarah Loan on Monday 21st September 2015
Playing by the Rules
Associate Helen Hayward looks at the rules required if you are considering disposing of or changing the use of land used as a playing field, or indeed any school land.
By Helen Hayward on Tuesday 20th January 2015
A Problematic Path
Commercial property solicitor Helen Hayward discusses the importance of fences and gates in preventing the establishment of public highways.
By Helen Hayward on Wednesday 3rd September 2014
Halls of Residence and Student Evictions
Senior Legal Executive Rob Winder from Burnetts Solicitors discusses the problems faced by HE institutions with halls of residence and student evictions.
By Rob Winder on Thursday 1st May 2014
Business rates exemptions - empty non-domestic property
Tony Lake, Head of Commercial Property at Burnetts Solicitors in Cumbria explains the new empty property rate relief scheme for newly built commercial property
By on Friday 1st November 2013
Too Good to be True: Charities and Business Rate Relief
Commercial Property solicitor Helen Hayward provides advice on business rate relief for charities and their landlords.
By Helen Hayward on Monday 30th September 2013
Your property and the Duke of Devonshire
Property and land-owners throughout Cumbria have been receiving notifications from the Land Registry that a third party (for example the Church Commissioners for England or the Duke of Devonshire) is…
By Diane Barnes on Monday 1st July 2013
Liability for fire damage
Whilst many people enjoy fireworks at this festive time of year it is accepted that fires can cause huge amounts of damage and have devastating impacts on lives. In a…
By Vaughan Jones on Monday 3rd December 2012
Burnetts Business Law Update - E-Legal September 2012
In this months edition of E-Legal, Head of Business Services John Noctor highlights the legal issues around brand management, Solicitor James Johnston gives an overview of health and safety enforcement,…
By on Tuesday 4th September 2012