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rhw – Family Law Team listed in Legal 500

rhw are delighted to announce that our Family Law Team are now listed in the Legal 500! This demonstrates the level of commitment and dedication the team has shown over the past few years and the fact it has been recognised by those who spend their lives assessing this area of Law. If we can […]


S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd – Landlords and Tenants Hold their Breath……

Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 Demolish or Reconstruct ground [s.30(1)(f)] to be considered by the Supreme Court – Part 1 S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd (Judgement [2017] EWHC 1670 QB appealed) was heard by the Supreme Court on 17 October 2018. The decision will have significant consequences  and landlords and tenants across […]


Civil Partnerships for All?

In June, the Supreme Court ruled that denying heterosexual couples the right to have a Civil Partnership was inherently discriminatory. Hot on the heels of this judgement, The Prime Minister recently announced her government’s intentions to make it possible for heterosexual couples to enter into Civil Partnerships, rather than get married. Would this be an […]


Sexism in the Business World – The message is not getting through

Unless you have been in hibernation for the last 12 months you cannot have failed to notice the “Me Too” campaign. Some dismiss this campaign as over sensitive, hysterical women. Surely, there is nothing wrong with a bit of flirtation and banter in the work place or at a corporate event? Surely such behaviour does […]


Live in the Now | Manage Simply | Live Happily – for World Mental Health Day 2018

Many employers talk about wellbeing and mental health issues. At rhw we are putting what we talk about into action! To mark World Mental Health Day we are posting this snap-shot of what’s going on inside rhw.  Know a colleague who doesn’t sleep well? Someone in your team who doesn’t cope well under pressure or recently suffered […]


Is it Time to Look at Your Lease Terms?

One of the areas we get asked about from time to time by clients and enquirers are upward only rent reviews. These were very popular among landlords, for obvious reasons, during the 80’s and 90’s. The recent challenging trading environment for many retailers on the High Street as well as those operating in other commercial […]


Guest Blog for October – Why use a Property Search Agent?

rhw like to keep their finger on the pulse of what is going on from the point of view of others in the wider business world. To this end we like to, once in a while, feature a guest blog from one of our contacts. Today we feature a case study provided by our guest blogger […]


Should I buy a house? What history teaches us…

When is the residential property market not in the news? Very rarely is the correct answer and if you are a Daily Mail reader, the answer is never! Recently the usual hares were set running with regard to house prices, when the Governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, speculated that a no-deal Brexit […]


The Death of the High Street?

Much has been said and written about the “death of the high street” in recent times. The decline in high street sales happened quite rapidly after the recession hit in 2008 and Britain’s high streets struggled to recover in line with the remainder of the economy in the years that followed. In the last twelve […]


rhw expand Family Team

rhw expand family team and are delighted to welcome two new solicitors to the Firm. Bethany Rickerby and Clive Hogan have now added their considerable talents and skill-sets to rhw’s well regarded Family Team. If you would like to know more about our Family Team, or need some legal advice on any area of Family Law […]