Boundary dispute leaves family facing large bill
An argument over a narrow strip of land has left a mother and son facing massive costs after their claim was heard in the Court of Appeal recently. Both the claimants and the defen...
Uninsured builders can leave home-owners with headache
Home owners are warned to check that builders and their labourers are properly insured as illustrated by a recent case. It involved a man who was hired to do casual labour for a b...
Kent Messenger call on Gullands for advice to growing businesses
Gullands together with the University of Kent is providing a new column in the Kent Messenger newspaper for growing and expanding businesses. The column, which appears every ...
Gullands supports ambitious football club project
Gullands is delighted to be sponsoring Sevenoaks Town Junior Football Club’s kit as part of an ambitious new project launched by the Club and Kent County Football Association...
Gullands helps Dr Gray achieve final wishes
Gullands Solicitors has acted for the estate of Dr Ann Betty Gray, who left more than £1million to three animal welfare charities. Dr Gray, a retired hospital doctor from Ma...
Make a ‘declaration of trust’ if relying on the bank of mum and dad
With house prices out of the reach for first time buyers, many are turning to the ‘bank of mum and dad’ for a loan or gift for the deposit to them to help get on the ho...
Five minutes with…..Paul Burbidge
Position in Firm Partner and Head of the Commercial Department . When did you join Gullands? I joined in ...
Gullands helps charity move to new head office
A leading charity has an eye-catching new head office – with a helping hand from Maidstone law firm Gullands. MCCH Society Limited is a Maidstone based charity that supports...
Car turning creates right over property
A landowner who allows another person to make use of their land may lose the right to prevent the use if it persists over a long period. Where such use continues for more tha...
Parliament introduces tough new bribery legislation
On 8 April 2010 Parliament passed tough new Bribery legislation that could leave construction and other firms open to bribery charges. The legislation, which will be introduced in...