News & Media for 2019

21st October

The Government’s Help to Buy ISA programme is ending on 30 November 2019. It is recommended that prospective first-time buyers take urgent action to avoid missing out. If you save for a deposit, the…

9th October

Those who paid fees to the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) for a deputyship assessment or annual supervision between 1 April 2008 and 31 March 2015 could be eligible for a refund. Deputyship is w…

3rd October

The Nationwide house price index recorded a 0.2 percent fall in house prices for September. Compared with September last year, however, the average UK house price has risen by 0.2 percent to £215,352…

25th September

Solicitors often encounter clients who believe that they are familiar with an aspect of the Law, but they have in fact believed in a myth. These legal myths might arise from inaccurate reports in the…

23rd September

High Streets, including Chester, will benefit from a Government cash boost. A four-year project is planned to see the Chester Rows renovated and redecorated. It is hoped that the project will see emp…

16th September

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A Lasting Power of Attorney (‘LPA’) is a legal document that enables a person (or persons) you trust to make important decisions on your behalf, should you be una…

21st August

The Land Registry have long held an ambition to achieve the registration of as much land and property across England and Wales as possible, so there will in effect be a comprehensive “jigsaw” whereby …

26th June

What is "overage" and how might it affect my land or property transaction? The term “overage” is often known in non-legal speak as “clawback”. In simple terms, it refers to an amount of money that m…

28th March

Help us to help Hope House & Tŷ Gobaith Mackenzie Jones Solicitors are proud to support Hope House Tŷ Gobaith as our charity of the year for 2019. Take advantage of our special will scheme a…