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Private client practice in line for national award

Leading private wealth law firm Cripps, incorporating Pemberton Greenish, has been shortlisted for a national award which recognises the best wealth advisers and managers across the UK.   The Citywealth Magic Circle Awards, now in its fourteenth year, celebrate the achievements of law firms, trust companies, family offices, tax advisors and investment managers in the wealth […]


Cripps and Pemberton Greenish merge making mid market major

Cripps and Pemberton Greenish are pleased to confirm the completion of their merger which came into effect on 1 December, creating a major mid-market practice. The firm now combines a regional powerhouse with a substantial and well respected London practice creating both a distinct client offering and market position.   Headquartered in Kent, the newly merged firm has […]


Kerry Glanville, partner, interviewed by EG

Kerry Glanville, partner and head of Real Estate Dispute Resolution, was interviewed by Jess Harold of the property industry staple publication Estates’ Gazette on her career to date. Appearing in a 15 minute podcast due to be released on 3 December 2018, Kerry discussed her recent successes in the Court of Appeal on behalf of […]


Cripps and Pemberton Greenish merge to target real estate, private wealth and growing businesses

Cripps and Pemberton Greenish are merging to form one of the country’s leading legal practices focusing on real estate, private wealth and growing businesses.


Robert Barham, head of Residential Transactions, attends The Law Society Roundtable discussion on current conveyancing issues

Robert Barham, the firm’s head of transactions and a partner attended the prestigious Law Society Roundtable discussion on issues facing the conveyancing sector. Attended by the industry’s key practitioners, Robert offered his views on the state of the market and commented:

Jeremy Curtis of Private Wealth writes for global publication the Financial Times

Jeremy Curtis, partner in our Private Wealth team, discusses proposed changes to the legislation on the taxation of UK trusts. Writing for the finance industry broadsheet the Financial Times in response to a reader’s question, Jeremy summarises the current legal position and factors that could complicate the calculation.


Laura Southgate writes in the Sunday Times – 26 August 2018

Laura Southgate, a partner in our real estate dispute resolution team, was featured in the Sunday Times on 26 August 2018.


Considerations when renting out a second home for holiday lets

Charles Mieville, Senior Counsel in the residential transactions team, writes for the Financial Times on points for consideration when renting out a second home for holiday lets, including tax relief, licensing and consents from landlords or lenders.


Court of Appeal decision clarifies rules governing lease extensions

The Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Whitehall Court London v The Crown Estate Commissioners [2018] EWCA Civ 1704 has confirmed the position for the premium payable to extend a lease in relation to the so-called ‘no-Act’ assumption.

Buying your Freehold: The Four Pillars of Leasehold Wisdom

At the forefront of many leaseholders’ minds is the imagined nirvana of buying the freehold of their block of flats, taking control of management and day to day running of the building.