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Our team of experts shine a spotlight on new legal developments, share their views on the impact of current affairs, and offer insights on issues that could impact you and your business.
Immigration barrister, Zoe Jacob has joined Boodle Hatfield from Farrer & Co. Her appointment as a Partner establishes a new immigration practice for the firm, further bolstering its stellar Private Wealth and Corporate offering.
On 9 November 2021, the Government presented the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill to Parliament providing the detail of the proposed arbitration scheme to deal with rent arrears that accrued during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whilst this is subject to change before it becomes law, it contains significant proposals that will affect both landlords and tenants. The Government also published a new Code of practice for commercial property relationships.
Duval v 11-13 Randolph Crescent Ltd  UKSC 18. The Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the Court of Appeal decision
The Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the Court of Appeal decision that a landlord that gave consent to a flat tenant to carry out alterations beyond that permitted by its lease was in breach of the landlord’s covenant, given to the other flat tenants in the building, that it would enforce the tenants’ covenants in the flat leases within the building.
The troubles possibly faced by WeWork, the shared office space company, were well documented long before the global impact of COVID-19 was felt.
The UK property market may face a wave of legal disputes.
The Coronavirus Act 2020 (“the Act”) was enacted yesterday (25 March 2020)…
The Supreme Court has held that a landlord acted reasonably in refusing a tenant’s application.
In what is apparently the first case on this subject, the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) has held that ‘grounds’ of a residential property has…
Hot on the heels of the Government proposals for leasehold reform, the Government has published a Consultation…
The Tenant Fees Act will come into force on 1 June 2019.
Our experts share their insights & market view on the impact of current affairs.