Leoni Dempsey Solicitor

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Contact Details

Leoni is a Solicitor in the Real Estate team based in Oxford. During her training, she completed seats within the Charities department and the Commercial Property team, both based in Oxford.

Main areas of practice

During her time with the Commercial Property team, Leoni was involved in a wide range of work, with a particular emphasis on the granting of new leases, the assignment of leases and the renewal of leases.

Clients 

Through the variety of seats undertaken so far, Leoni has previously assisted private individuals, companies and charitable organisations.

Interests

Leoni is currently appointed as Secretary of the Corporate Responsibility committee in the Oxford office. In this role, she regularly promotes fundraising events and activities from across the office, and has organised numerous charity events, both for the office's designated charity and for other local charities. 

Expertise

Leoni’s Blog

Electronic signatures – the future for Lasting Powers of Attorney?

Could electronic signatures on Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) be a thing of the future? If so, what are the pitfalls of signing such a legal document electronically?

Making gifts under a Power of Attorney
Making gifts under a Power of Attorney

As an attorney acting under a Power of Attorney, you may have the ability to make gifts to others on the donor's behalf, but what are the issues to consider and how much are you allowed to give?

Related Knowledge & Resources

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.

Purchasing with the benefit of planning permission: copyright laws

Buyers need to consider copyright laws when buying a site with planning permission from a seller who is not the applicant of the planning permission

A Guide to Civil Penalties for Landlords

Nationwide (England) from 1 February 2016

Client Guide: Use of Discretionary Trusts

A guide to the reasons why it may not be desirable to leave assets directly to a beneficiary on your death.

Client Guide: Principal Duties of a Trustee

On accepting a position as a trustee, a person must be aware of the duties imposed on him by the trust deed and by statute. The following is a non-exhaustive overview of the principal duties of a trustee.