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28 Sep 2020 Commercial Property Rent Arrears – What can a landlord do?

In order to protect commercial tenants against debt recovery actions during the Coronavirus pandemic…

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21 Sep 2020 The stay on residential possession proceedings has been lifted – what happens next?

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a stay on residential possession claims since 27 March.

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04 May 2020 Further temporary legislation in force in relation to CRAR

Following the Government’s announcement that they would introduce further legislation to restrict commercial landlords…

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28 Apr 2020 Government to introduce more emergency measures to protect commercial tenants

The Government has announced that they will introduce further temporary measures to protect commercial tenants.

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31 Mar 2020 Coronavirus Act 2020 – Landlords and Tenants

This note sets out how the Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”) affects both business and residential tenancies.

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13 Feb 2019 Questions relating to charging orders and orders for sale

Litigation associate, Nikki Yates, discusses some of the common questions asked.

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13 Nov 2017 Removing a Commercial Tenant

Can a landlord easily remove a commercial tenant from its property to carry out a redevelopment?

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13 Nov 2017 How does the new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims apply to property litigation claims?

The general principle behind the new Pre-Action Protocol for debt claims (“the Protocol” which came into force on 1 October 2017) is to provide the debtor with all the information, in order to make an informed decision and respond regarding payment or set out any issues they disagree with and to try and avoid involving the court where possible.

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18 Jul 2017 Beware of Property Scams!

July is the Citizens Advice Bureau’s scam awareness month. Landlords, property owners and investors, particularly overseas investors, are not immune to sophisticated property fraud and scams.

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27 Apr 2017 The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987

Landlords and developers need to consider The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (LTA 1987) carefully when disposing of existing residential and mixed-use properties.

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