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    June 2020
  • 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

    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.

    April 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?