Beneficial Joint Tenants and Tenants in Common

When purchasing a property jointly with another person, you will need to consider how you wish to legally hold the property together. You can either hold the property as Beneficial Joint Tenants or as Tenants in Common. Knowing the difference between the two is crucial, as each of these options has…


Payment Diversion Fraud

In our recent blog, How to protect yourself from property and payment diversion fraud, we looked at the different ways in which criminals are scamming victims out of both their property and their money. In this blog, we will focus on Payment Diversion Fraud. This is where a criminal tricks a client…


Buying a second home

Buying a second home - Q&A

Shareen Ahmed, a trainee solicitor in our Conveyancing department took part in the Q&A on buying a second home with the Solicitor Chat on Twitter. | How does the process of buying a second home differ to buying a main residence? The process of buying a second home is generally the same as…


#lsnewhome

New home social media prize draw

Have you bought a house or flat with Levi Solicitors LLP? Tag us in your new home photos on social media, and be in with the chance to win a £100 John Lewis voucher in our monthly prize draw. All you need to do, is use #LSnewhome when posting your new home photo on social media, and tag us in your…


property fraud

How to protect yourself from property and payment diversion fraud

The shift towards online conveyancing has unfortunately led to a rise in property and payment diversion fraud. Land Registry documents are now readily available online making it easier for fraudsters to use the documents to their advantage. This rise is seeing property owners and potential property…


blue light card

10% off Conveyancing and Wills and Probate for Blue Light Card holders

We at Levi Solicitors appreciate the hard work that goes into working in the NHS, emergency services and armed forces. So we are pleased to work with the Blue Light Card scheme, which offers discounts to those that work within these sectors. We can now proudly offer a 10% discount off our legal…


online legal services

Online legal services: how can we help you?

If you are looking for a solicitor we can help you. Our solicitors offer a convenient, efficient, and friendly service to clients across the UK. During the pandemic, businesses had to dramatically adapt their way of working and how they provide their services. At Levi Solicitors LLP, we have…


Amirtharaja

Case update: Adverse possession and rights of way

A recent case has considered a claim for adverse possession where those claiming had a right of way over the land. We take a look at the key points in Amirtharaja v White. | Adverse possession Adverse possession is sometimes referred to colloquially as ‘squatters’ rights’. It is where someone can…


International Women’s Day – Celebrating the Levi team

International Women’s Day – Celebrating the Levi team

Happy International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day has been celebrated for over 100 years and recognises the achievements of women. This year’s theme is #choosetochallenge. From challenge comes change and collectively, we can create an inclusive world. This week we would like to shine the…


stamp duty holiday extension

Budget 2021: Stamp duty holiday extension

On 3 March 2021, the Chancellor made his budget speech. Within this, he announced an extension to the Stamp Duty Holiday that was due to end on 31 March 2021. The extension tapers the stamp duty holiday as follows: No standard Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) will be payable on the first £500,000 of the…