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16 April 2019 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Property Disputes

Time’s up for Section 21? What this latest development means for landlords

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A significant announcement had been made by Theresa May bringing about a consultation for a major shakeup on what was the more recently termed as ‘no-fault evictions’.

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15 February 2017 0 Comments Posted in Opinion, Property Disputes

Woman ordered to pay £50,000 to ex-boyfriend: What cohabiting couples can learn from cases like this

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Order for Possession

With cohabitation becoming an increasingly common choice among couples, it is important to understand what precautions to take to protect yourself should your circumstances change.

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Private landlords – are you ready for the Right to Rent?

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As of 1 February 2016, private landlords must check the right of prospective tenants to be in the country before a tenancy is offered. If a prospective tenant does not have the right to be in the UK and a tenancy is offered to them, the landlord could face a hefty £3,000 fine.

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12 November 2015 0 Comments Posted in Real Estate

Government announces extension to permitted development rights (office to residential)

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The government has announced a significant new bundle of measures to address the housing crisis and shortage of supply throughout the country.

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4 June 2015 0 Comments Posted in Dispute Resolution, Opinion

Don’t assume triggering your break clause will be easy

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Break clauses remain a minefield for the unwary with courts taking a rigid approach to interpretation. While still focusing on the pitfalls, I’d like to highlight the areas in which professional advisers can also be caught out by the traps.

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ASTs and the 90 day Countdown

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As one of its final tasks ahead of the general election, Parliament ensured the Deregulation Act 2015 received Royal assent on 26 March 2015. There are many new measures that will affect landlords of assured shorthold tenancies (ASTs), but here are a couple outlined in brief.

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