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  • A study published this week in the British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology has found that infants of women who received substandard care * during labour had a three-fold increased...

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  • Notary Notes

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    Question Is it necessary to have both a French Notaire as well as your own solicitor when dealing with a French property purchase? Perhaps you could run through the roles...

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  • When you buy an apartment, villa or chalet in France that is part of a group of similar properties with shared facilities, the property will be subject to a legal...

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  • Notary Notes

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    Question: Is it necessary to have both a French Notaire as well as your own solicitor when dealing with a French property purchase? Perhaps you could run through the roles...

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  • Contact Is The Key

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    Question We own an apartment in the Alps. We don’t understand anything about how the block is managed as the managing agents send all the information to the apartment rather...

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  • Many young people have yet to produce Wills because they feel they do not need to worry about doing so until later, according to research. A survey conducted among 18-30...

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  • Five Cautionary Tales

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    If you are extending or renovating your French property and have left the project in the hands of an on-site “project manager” it is essential to get the terms of...

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  • One in three people over 65 will die with dementia and many are leaving it too late to appoint someone they trust to make decisions on their behalf. Latest statistics...

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  • In April 2009 great-grandmother Betty Figg was snatched by social workers against the wishes of her daughter, her former carer. Social workers arrived with police and a battering ram to...

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  • Contract Conditions

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    Question: What does the compromis de vente contain? Answer The compromis de vente is the document which records the agreement reached between a buyer and a seller. It is therefore...

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  • An Inspector Calls

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    Question We are about to take hand over of our new apartment in France however we are worried about “snagging”; can your legal expert please explain the hand over process?...

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  • The government has been commended for bringing forward a review on whether the mandatory retirement age should be scrapped. However, the Employers Forum on Age (EFA) has called on it...

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