Overseas investors urged to act now amid property tax hike uncertainty

THE Government is to launch a consultation this month on whether it should impose an additional Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) charge on non-UK resident homebuyers. Under the initial

Demystifying complex planning laws surrounding listed buildings and their grounds

OUR Residential Property Manager and Yorkshire Post property correspondent, John Robson, has expert advice for homeowners living in the grounds of a listed building, in his latest Question and

Redundancy – avoiding legal pitfalls when it comes to the crunch

POPCORN – a firm favourite of film fans and serial snackers. Much of the UK’s popcorn is currently produced at KP Foods’ factories in Barnsley and in Pontefract helping

The dangers of DIY wills come under the spotlight as inheritance disputes soar

THE number of inheritance disputes between family members has rocketed, as people opt to use do-it-yourself will-writing services in ever-increasing numbers. The High Court is getting increasingly clogged with

A perfect ten! How Milners has kept pace with the changing face of Leeds

MANY people are taking the Leeds 10-year challenge to help chart the city’s transformation over the past decade. Here at Milners solicitors, we thought we would join in the

Fire safety laws in the home and in the workplace back in the spotlight after Notre Dame inferno

THE blaze that engulfed the historic Notre Dame cathedral in Paris shook a nation, as the world watched on in horror. French police scientists have now begun their painstaking

End of ‘the blame game’ – no-fault divorce poised to take family law into a modern era

WE predicted back in September that 2019 would witness the biggest overhaul of divorce laws in history. And this week our forecast was proved right The planned new reforms

120-year old law firm eyes the future with new senior hire

ONE of Yorkshire’s longest-established law firms has strengthened its corporate and commercial specialism with its latest appointment. Solicitor Darren Carter has joined Leeds-headquartered Milners, bringing with him 14 years of

Infected Blood Inquiry update

Our final witness for this week, Colette Wintle, is about to begin giving her evidence. You can follow it live here: — Infected Blood Inquiry (@bloodinquiry) May 10,