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What will happen to tenant evictions now that landlord restrictions have been lifted?

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Government restrictions on tenant evictions by landlords have now been lifted (on 20 September). But there is unlikely to be an immediate spike in evictions following new eviction protocols and a backlog of cases.

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Coronavirus Act 2020 – Emergency legislation regulating the eviction process becomes law

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All ongoing residential housing possession actions are suspended for an initial period of 90 days with further scope for a further period of extension thereafter.

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Government introduces greater protection from rogue lettings agents

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The Government on 1 April 2018 announced that it is to introduce a mandatory scheme to protect tenants and landlords from rogue property and lettings agents.

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Royds Withy King continues to expand its London Property team

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Matthew Crockford

Top UK 100 law firm Royds Withy King has strengthened its London Residential Property team with the appointment of new Associate Matthew Crockford.

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Royds Withy King continues to expand its property team

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Beckie Allinson in the Residential Property Team

A solicitor with a degree in both Law and Sport and Exercise Science, and a love of travel has joined the expanding residential property team at UK Top 100 law firm, Royds Withy King, in Bath.

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Outdoor pursuits with our Wiltshire Private Wealth team

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Earlier this month, our Wiltshire Private Wealth team hosted an outdoor pursuits day for some of our key referrers and contacts. Guests took part in blind 4×4 driving, quad bikes, and clay pigeon and speed pistol shooting at Owl Lodge near Cosham. A real hoot was had by all!

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Withy King and guests brave the great outdoors

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This July, our Swindon and Marlborough offices hosted a multi activity day at Teampursuits in Lacock. Guests from Humberts, Strakers, Ashton Mill, Bourlet Consulting , Morris Owen, Prospect Hospice and Winkworth, to name a few, took part in activities such as archery, clay pigeon shooting, quad biking and blind 4×4 driving!

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Sarah Thomson joins our Residential Property team

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Sarah Thomson is the latest solicitor to join our expanding residential property team in Wiltshire.

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Buyers beware – two things you need to know when buying a property

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A recent High Court decision has emphasised two important principles when buying a property: only exchange contracts when you are confident you will have the funds and are ready to complete, and always obtain a survey before you exchange. It is the buyer who stands to lose out by not taking these fundamental steps.

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Changes to stamp duty – how does this affect your house sale?

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In his Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014 George Osborne announced welcome changes in the way Stamp Duty and Land Tax (SDLT) is calculated which came into effect at midnight. This is good news for most buyers as the tax …

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