The importance of getting the contract wording right

17th May 2018

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The devil really is in the details and, when you don’t get the basics right, all manner of issues can arise from it. Take the case of Persimmon Homes Ltd v Hillier [2018] EWHC 221 (Ch) as an example. A … Continue reading

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Firm Update – April 2018

18th April 2018

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The last six months since our first firm email update seem to have flown by and we would like to share some of the highlights with you… 2017 Deals Review Our corporate team was delighted to have had a number … Continue reading

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GDPR – Enhanced Rights or Enhanced Hassle?

4th April 2018

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Businesses need to be aware of the new enhanced rights granted to individuals (data subjects) under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as the date the new regulations are implemented (25 May 2018) fast approaches. While some of these rights … Continue reading

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Commercial landlords – are you compliant with the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards?

28th March 2018

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From the start of April this year new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) will come into force making it unlawful for a landlord to let a property that has an EPC rating below level E. The new Energy Efficiency (Private … Continue reading

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Courts to the Rescue – in this case saving a landowner (and his solicitor!)

23rd January 2018

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There a times when having experienced legal advice isn’t just important; it’s essential. Take the recent High Court case of Sparks v Biden as an example. A crucial omission in an overage agreement regarding the sale of land nearly cost … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates’ client Anja Jones Translation celebrates its move to new headquarters

20th December 2017

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Boutique translation agency Anja Jones Translation is celebrating its move to brand new headquarters in Newquay. The agency specialises in website, app and brand translation in German, French and English, and has a dedicated team of in-house translators. With a … Continue reading

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The New General Data Protection Regulation – Are you Ready?

28th November 2017

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While most business are aware that the data protection landscape is due to change in May 2018, the extent of these changes and the steps that should be taken to ensure compliance are still largely unknown. The main changes that … Continue reading

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Interview with Hubbox’s Richard Boon

28th November 2017

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It’s early Autumn in Truro. Sun streams in through the windows and the hubbub of Lemon Street murmurs below us. Lunch has arrived in the form of brown paper bag, perched in anticipation on the table, for inside is the … Continue reading

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The Corridor Tax? Problems in the World of Business Rates Assessment

12th October 2017

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Do I really need to read an article about business rates? Well possibly. Read on. Does your business occupy two or more rooms or floors of a building where those rooms/floors are separated by common areas (hallways, staircases, lifts)? No? … Continue reading

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Compliance with Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards – Commercial landlords, it’s time to review your property portfolio

20th September 2017

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In January 2017 we reported on the new Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, known in the property industry as Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). The regulations will be coming into force from 1 April 2018 … Continue reading

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