John P Hagan Solicitors , JPH LAW Portadown News – Legal Implications for EU citizens in Britain consideredFor the estimated 3m non-British EU citizens living in the UK the vote to leave has proved unsettling, suggest the Guardian’s Lisa O’Carroll and Jon Henley, as leading lawyers agree the status quo is unlikely to continue given…

John P Hagan Solicitors , JPH LAW Portadown News – COHABITATION: Law firm not negligent for advising both partners in break-up

A solicitors’ firm that advised both partners in a cohabitation break-up was not negligent, an English county court has decided. Behrens J ruled that Kim Turner was given a full explanation of the agreed declaration of trust and had understood her position and need not have been advised to seek separate legal advice. Behrens J…

John P Hagan Solicitors , JPH LAW Portadown News TRUSTS: Accidentally executed trust deed is rectified without a hearing

The England & Wales High Court has granted an application for rectification by summary judgment to correct the mistaken execution of a trust deed intended to set up a new pension scheme. The parties had accidentally executed an early draft of the deed instead of the final version, leading the judge to grant summary without…

John P Hagan Solicitors , JPH LAW Portadown News – Conveyancing fraud worsens

The Telegraph warns that conveyancing fraudsters are developing more sophisticated tactics as awareness of the danger increases. Criminals who steal large sums of money by intercepting email communications between house buyers and their solicitors are now attempting to establish their credibility first and targeting buyers earlier in the conveyancing process by sending a series of…

John P Hagan Solicitors , JPH LAW Portadown Probate News  Jimmy Savile died on 29 October 2011. The current value of his estate, after allowing for a range of expenses that have been incurred, was about £3.3 million. Jimmy Savile left a will. Its executor and Jimmy Savile’s personal representative was National Westminster Bank plc…

We can help you to recover your lost deposit on Spanish Property Investments – John P Hagan Solicitors , JPH LAW Portadown 

An estimated 20,000 Irish investors could be eligible for a refund from uncompleted property developments following a ruling by the Spanish Supreme Court that banks are liable to repay deposits. On December 21, 2015, the court upheld an earlier finding that investors who put down deposits on unfinished off-plan developments were entitled to have their…