Property Conveyancing

Risks Are Involved in Shifting Ownership of Assets

Risks Are Involved in Shifting Ownership of Assets

Individuals may have various motivations, whether commendable or dubious, for placing assets they have acquired in the names of others. A recent High Court ruling has underscored the inherent risks in such arrangements in the absence of adequate legal safeguards.

COVID-19 & The Impact On Our Conveyancing Services

The Coronavirus epidemic is increasingly affecting the way we deal with property conveyancing transactions. However, Seatons will continue to offer the best possible service to clients, taking into account recommendations from the Law Society and advice from government and the NHS. 

Buying Property at Auction

A failure to take legal advice cost a property buyer his £35,000 deposit as he fell foul of the time limits for the purchase. Purchasing property at auction can be legally hazardous as the following case shows.