Articles & Publications

In this section you will find Grant Saw’s recent articles and publications. Please check back for regular legal updates.

Recent articles

  • 25Apr

    Be sure of the ground rules before you start in the garden

    Homeowners need to be aware of their responsibilities in managing their gardens. A number of cases have come before the courts in recent weeks where the removal of, or failure to remove, trees, hedges or Japanese Knotweed has resulted in prosecution.

  • 11Apr

    Changes to the Leasehold System – How Do They Affect You?

    Tyrone Grant looks at the issues surrounding the leasehold system.

  • 10Apr

    Change in divorce law looks set to stop the blame game

    News from the MoJ is that the divorce process is set to be changed to allow for no-fault divorce, following public consultation. The legislation will be put before parliament but in the meantime couples should recognise that even with the potential change in the law, the division of complex financial assets is likely to require mediation and specialist input.

  • 08Apr

    Obituary of Geoffrey Grant

    It is with regret that The Partners announce the sad passing of Geoffrey Grant on 3rd April. Geoffrey was senior partner of the firm from the late 1950s until the late 1990s. He was 86 and had suffered a short illness. He leaves 3 daughters and 5 grandchildren and will be sorely missed by all who ...

  • 29Mar

    Change of use – what’s the process?

    If you want to change the use of a building, whether it’s domestic or commercial, what do you need to know? An Le Tran looks at how building classifications work, and if you need planning permission.