Emma Williams Trainee Solicitor

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Contact Details

Emma is a trainee solicitor at our Cardiff Office. 

Significant experience

Emma previously worked as a Paralegal within the Real Estate team. She has experience in acting for Housing Associations on a range of transactions. Emma also acted for developers in their sales of new build properties.

Career

Emma graduated from Swansea University in 2013 and completed the Legal Practice Course at Cardiff University in 2014.

Expertise

Emma’s Blog

The effect of the 'ground rent scandal' on Registered Providers

Following the ground rent scandal, the Government has set out plans to prohibit leaseholds on all new-build houses where the developer is not obliged to sell the house on a leasehold basis along with potentially reducing ground rents on all new leases.

Related Knowledge & Resources

Developers are warned by the Court of Appeal not to take the law into their own hands

Local authorities will be pleased to note that the Court of Appeal accepts that they only have to consider planning issues when presented with a planning application.

Chancellor announces changes to stamp duty land tax for first-time buyers but with no changes for the rest of the market

As had been hinted at over the weekend, in today's Autumn Budget, Phillip Hammond has announced changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax ("SDLT") to assist first time buyers to be known as "Discount Relief".

'What a load of rubbish!' - Fly-tipping on private land

With fly-tipping on the increase, private landowners are becoming more concerned about their rights and responsibilities. Our expert discusses the remedies for private land owners as well as the preventive measures that can be taken.

Real Estate: Proposals for Enfranchisement Reform: Have they raised more questions than answers?

After being invited to attend the Law Commission Symposium on 5 November 2018 to hear the proposals for enfranchisement reform and discuss how they will work in practice, Louise Uphill examines the key points.

A Guide to Civil Penalties for Landlords

Nationwide (England) from 1 February 2016