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Commercial property: What is an option agreement?


One of the areas which we find our commercial clients have not considered for land that they are interested in is option agreements. However what are option agreements and how they can they benefit you? - our Commercial Property Team explains.

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Marriage or civil partnership? Which is right for me?


Recently Theresa May announced that all couples in England and Wales will be able to choose to have a civil partnership rather than get married. This move follows a Supreme Court ruling to give mixed-sex couples and their families the option of greater security and addresses the "imbalance" that allows same-sex couples to choose, but not provide that right to mixed-sex couples. Katy Osborne, Head of our Family team, discusses the differences between marriage and civil partnership.

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