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New case law on dilapidations

South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust v Laindon Holdings Ltd [2016] EWCA Civ. 377 On 12 April 2016, the Court of Appeal considered two issues on appeal of the Technology and Construction Court decision in Laindon Holdings Limited v South…

The introduction of CRAR – Cause for distress?

Since 1689 landlords have been entitled to enter premises let to their tenants, seize goods and sell them to recover arrears of rent. This is going to change from 6 April 2014. The Tribunals Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 addressed the…

Tenancy Deposit Schemes – lost in translation

In response to the common issue of tenants’ deposits being unjustly withheld by landlords at the end of tenancies, the Legislature in its wisdom, enacted regulations, namely Part 6 Chapter 4 of the Housing Act 2004 (“the Regulations”) which came…