Landlord and Tenant Briefing
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.
Coronavirus affects right to forfeit commercial leases
Recent amendments proposed to the Coronavirus Bill will affect a commercial landlord’s right to forfeit a lease for non-payment of rent. The proposals relate …
Tenants won’t be at risk of losing their homes due to coronavirus
The Government are announcing unprecedented, emergency measures several times a day whilst we are in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
Announcements to help homeowners …
Civil litigation: new rules for truth and witness statements
Preparing a witness statement or completing a statement of truth for use in civil litigation? Watch out for these new requirements coming soon.
Electrical safety standards spark debate for private landlords
Draft regulations to improve electrical safety standards in the private rented sector have now been laid before parliament.
The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private …
New Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Condition cases (England)
We’ve picked out the key changes involved in the new New Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Condition cases, which launched on 13 January.
New Pre-Action Protocol for Possession Claims by Social Landlords
Everything social landlords need to know about the key changes in the new Pre-Action Protocol for Possession Claims, live from 13 January.
Ask the expert: Why MEES?
Sarah Barratt, property disputes lawyer at Muckle LLP, examines what the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards mean for the private rented property market.
New acid test demolishes landlord’s ‘pointless’ plan
Sarah Barratt, property disputes lawyer, shares how a tenant wrecked a commercial landlord’s scheme to secure possession through planned works.