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.

Ban on evictions extended for a further two months

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It has been announced that there will be an extension to the current suspension on possession actions until the 23 August. Here our property litigation lawyers explain the impact on landlords and tenants.

Government’s controversial immigration bill pulled from second reading in the Commons

Employment lawyer Amy Sergison explains the government’s latest guidance on immigration and what happens after we leave the EU on 31 January 2020.

Landlord’s repairing obligations during the coronavirus

Sarah Barratt and Rachel Templemen  discuss the existing landlord repairing obligations, the new obligations imposed by the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018.

Has COVID-19 frustrated my contract?

To say coronavirus has been frustrating would be the understatement of the century, but its impact may have legally ‘frustrated’ your contracts. So, what exactly does that mean and could it free your business from its obligations as a result?

Business interruption insurance: are you covered for COVID-19?

Susan Howe, head of our dispute resolution team, explains how business interruption insurance could relieve some coronavirus pain for your company.

Navigating data protection during Covid-19

The ICO has created a new information hub on its website for data protection matters relating to Coronavirus.

How can you work remotely – safely?

While most employees are working from home, what steps can your business be taking to ensure you’re working safely?

Landlord and Tenant Briefing

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The Coronavirus has seen the UK public retreat on a mass scale to the comfort of their own homes with the country in effect …

Coronavirus legislation to affect notices for residential properties


Amendments to the Coronavirus Bill propose wholesale changes to notices for various types of residential tenancies.