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MOORING RIGHTS

Introduction There are moorings, some private, many leased or rented in our tidal and non-tidal waterways. Used by some for pleasure, others for work and a few for house-boats.  However, they and foreshore below or around have become more precious to us all.  In...

SHARE FISHING

1. Introduction 1.1 Although I originally prepared this paper for a case, at least once a month I am asked often by Lawyers and owners out of our jurisdiction for me to explain the background to “Share Fishing”.  I have therefore removed any mention of the case when...

Succession Planning for families and businesses

On the 2nd November we had a very successful seminar explaining to local businesses the importance of succession planning and planning for the worst, along with Tim Jones, a commercial finance professional from Start Point Finance and Rochelle Yea,  a property finance...

THE USE OF A TRUST

Often during my working week I am asked to explain what is a Trust and why do they exist.  There are whole books on the Law of Trusts but I hope that this short article is a useful starting point for those interested. The Trust is regarded by many commentators as one...