Articles

In search of the lost Freehold Landlord

In an economic culture where home ownership is the aim of many, one would think it bizarre that those who own the Freehold titles of property occasionally disappear off the face of the earth, yet this does occasionally happen. For those who hold leasehold titles in circumstances where the Freehold...
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Prison Officer Claims

Prison officer injured at work? Claim your deserved compensation with HPW. Because being assaulted is never in the job description.   Official figures from the Ministry of Justice have shown that in the 12 months leading up to 1st April 2016, a record breaking 5,243 assaults occurred against prison staff...
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Personal Injury Guide

Personal Injury Claims – learn the basics and never miss out on compensation. Because physical or mental damage that wasn’t your fault should never hurt you financially. It’s hard to avoid hearing about personal injury claims on TV, in the press and from friends and family. But what exactly are...
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Do we need Personal Injury Lawyers anymore?

This may sound strange from somebody who has been practising Personal Injury law for many years. There has been a sea change in the way claims are now conducted since the introduction of new regulations. This limits the amount of costs lawyers can recover from the other party. That’s good...
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Property Alert from HMLR to Prevent Fraud.

The Land Registry now has a Property Alert Service to monitor registered properties to ensure that any changes to the Title Documents are notified to interested parties. Any one can sign up to this service and have own property / property in which one has an interest monitored. If you...
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How Safe is your Gas Boiler-Tenants be aware!

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reported that a London-based landlord, Duran Akbulut, had been given an eight week suspended sentence for gas safety failings. At a hearing at Westminster Magistrates’ Court they were told how Mr Akbulut had failed to have a gas boiler checked for safety by a...
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