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New case shows landlords must tread carefully in forfeiting a lease

Does a landlord’s demand of accrued rent payment, after knowledge of a breach of a term, amount to waiver of forfeiture? Katie Allen from our Real Estate Dispute Resolution team explores.

Tenant trumps landlord on technicality in court

Real estate litigator Sarah Barratt reviews the outcome of a recent and particularly perplexing property dispute, with some important insight for corporate landlords to consider.

Video: possession proceedings – what happens now?

In our earlier article we gave you the details of what the stay on possession proceedings coming to an end means for landlords and …

What happens when possession proceedings recommence?

No this is not déjà vu – this is an article in anticipation of the stay on possession proceedings coming to an end.
The stay …

Residential tenancy notice periods extended – in most cases…

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Eviction notices just got more complicated for residential landlords. Get the details in our brief summary.

Extension to stay on possession action announced

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Following Coronavirus legislation, which imposed a stay on possession claims, it had previously announced that these would be able to resume from 24 August …

Restrictions on landlord action to end this summer

With government confirming that the ban on evictions and possession proceedings will end before the summer’s out, here’s what you need to know to prepare.

Video: Where are we now? Landlord and tenant update

Get the latest on forfeiture; commercial rent arrears recovery (CRAR); insolvency; and the government’s new code of practice for commercial property relationships, in this short video update.

New property code to unite businesses over COVID-19 rent issues

Learn more about the government’s new code of conduct to help commercial landlords and tenants work together and get through the pandemic.

Gas safety checks and S21 – the Court of Appeal speaks

The Court of Appeal has sided with private landlords in a case which threatened the way they could repossess properties. It’s an important judgment, which closes a legal loophole that previously prevented landlords from serving a Section 21 (S21) notice to terminate a tenancy.