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Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) is one of the longest established and largest firms of solicitors in Colchester and Clacton

Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) provide a range of legal services for individuals, business clients and organisations. Our skilled and experienced teams have specialist legal knowledge across a broad spectrum of the law. We continually invest in staff development and new technologies and are responsive and adaptable to our clients' needs

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Sep
2016
How a Landlord can Reduce its Exposure to Repairing Obligations

The Supreme Court has recently considered whether an intermediate landlord was in breach of the statutory covenant to keep the structure and exterior of a dwelling-house in repair. The intermediate landlord had sublet his second floor flat to a tenant under an assured shorthold tenancy. The tenant tripped and...
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Sep
2016
Help to Buy: Equity Loan – in a Nutshell

Help to Buy is an equity loan scheme run by the Government whereby the Homes and Communities Agency lend you up to 20% of the cost of buying a newly built home, so that you will only need to find a 5% deposit and then raise a 75% mortgage...
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Sep
2016
Residential Nil Rate Band (RNRB)

Fiona Ashworth, who leads the Wills and Estates team at Colchester and Clacton-based Solicitors Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP), discusses the implications of the introduction of the Residential Nil Rate Band (RNRB). One of the main changes to Inheritance Tax legislation since the introduction of the transferable...
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