‘Mixed-use’ rate – Stamp Duty Tax
When you purchase property in the UK you will normally be subject to paying Stamp Duty Land Tax (“SDLT”) on the purchase. Generally, your SDLT is payable 14 days following completion of the purchase.
Strict liability continues – Case law update
Following the case of Mirvahedy v Henley in 2003, it is well known that if an animal causes damage to a property, the animalâ€™s owner may be strictly liable for damages under the Animals Act 1971.
Shooting rights case law update
A recent decision in the High Court, Fuller v Kitzing and another  EWHC 810 (Ch), will be of interest to our readers regarding the interpretation of shooting rights especially when they are reserved to third parties.