News and articles

The lawyers at FSP need to keep up with frequent changes in the law.  We try to cover all significant and interesting developments in our news and articles.


If you are looking for coverage on a particular topic, try the search tool at the top of the page.  For example, if you search against "redundancy" you will find Ian Machray's quick guide to redundancy.

  • CGT – Understanding the extent of Private Residence Relief

    propertycommercial propertyhomepageresidential property

    Date: 18 September 2018

    Richard Higgs, partner in our Commercial Property Team, considers the applicability of the Private Residence Relief for Capital Gains Tax to a sale of garden land where the house is retained.
  • FSP advises on sale of Stewarts Coach Group Limited


    Date: 14 September 2018

    FSP advises shareholders of Stewarts Coach Group on sale to The Kings Ferry Group, a subsidiary of the National Express Group.
  • Designation of Town or Village Greens

    propertycommercial propertyhomepage

    Date: 12 September 2018

    Michael Higgin comments on the case of Cooper Estates Strategic Land v Wiltshire Council. Landowners and developers will be pleased by the outcome, which puts sensible limits on the ability to designate land as a Town or Village Green.
  • Can a company safely investigate internal wrongdoing?

    dispute resolutionbusinesscorporateregulatory risk

    Date: 07 September 2018

    A recent Court of Appeal decision clarifies the scope of privilege for internal investigations.
  • Periodical payments to former spouses, a meal ticket for life?

    divorce family civil partnershipsindividuals

    Date: 31 August 2018

    Helen Dent, a trainee in the family team, gives her analysis of the recent judgement of Mills v Mills handed down by the Supreme Court.
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