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What makes a good dilapidations assessment?

This article is part one of a trilogy on dilapidations by Simon Hartley, (Partner, Head of Property Litigation at RadcliffesLeBrasseur LLP), David Blackmore (Director at Blackmore Consultancy) and Edward Shaw (Director at Savills). The article first featured in Estates Gazette…

Tenant protections extended and expanded

Eleventh hour extension to the stay on possession claims In a move which surprised many, the Civil Procedure (Amendment No. 5) (Coronavirus) Rules 2020 were laid before Parliament on 24 August 2020. They amend Civil Procedure Rule (“CPR”) 55.29(1) from 22 August…

More protection coming for commercial tenants

Hot on the heels of the Coronavirus Act 2020, which came into force on 25 March 2020, the government has announced more limitations on commercial landlords’ enforcement options to help tenants affected by the situation caused by COVID-19. Having already limited…