Archive for May, 2012

Localism Act 2011 Changes Tenancy Deposit Rules for Landlords

All Landlords of residential property should be aware of their obligations regarding registration of tenants’ deposits with one of the Tenancy Deposit Schemes, however on 06 April 2012, Section 184 of the Localism Act 2011 came into force which makes changes to the tenancy deposit scheme procedures.

The key changes are: (more…)

Paul Berresford completes Ashgate Hospice Drag Race

Part of the event poster for the Ashgate Hospice Fancy Drag RaceAccompanied by around 300 men dressed in drag, on Sunday, BRM’s contentious probate partner Paul(ine) Berresford, completed the Ashgate Hospice’s 5 mile “drag race”.

Paul thanks everyone who sponsored him for the event, which has raised (more…)

Cookies Law – May 2012 compliance date imminent

Some information about cookies – but not as you may know them

In May 2011, EU Legislation was introduced in the UK to control cookies. This is not a Law about food, but is (more…)

BRM website legal notices and cookie policy

The Legal Notices for our website have been updated and a new separate policy covering our use of cookies has also been added. Please read these documents at:

Legal Notices
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James Sheehan Sees The Olympic Torch In Greece

During a recent visit to Chania, Greece, James Sheehan (pictured) took time out of his trip to see the Olympic Torch. James is the father of our Commercial Property partner, Adrian Sheehan.  (more…)

Premises Licensing Law Update 2012

On 25 April 2012, the Licensing Act 2003 (Premises Licence and Club Premises Certificates) (Amendments) Regulations 2012 came into force.

The Regulations make various changes to the Licensing Act 2003 (the “Act”). The Licensing Authority must now (more…)

Register your Will with Certainty through BRM Solicitors

Certainty LogoWe are pleased to announce that we can now register Wills on the UK National Wills Register, Certainty.

Registering your Will greatly reduces the risk of (more…)

Commercial Property Purchasers and Investors

It is essential you are aware of the changes to Capital Allowances post 1 April 2012.

Unless you agree and notify HMRC of any (more…)

Paul Berresford Taking Part In Ashgate Hospice Fancy Drag Race

Part of the event poster for the Ashgate Hospice Fancy Drag RaceOn Sunday 20 May 2012, BRM’s Contentious Probate partner Paul Berresford is taking part in Ashgate Hospice’s Fancy Drag Race.

This is not your typical drag race; no cars are allowed, instead Paul and the other men-only participants will (more…)