- Please select a briefing
- How does the debt respite scheme impact on landlords?
- Major Residential Leasehold Reforms Proposed
- Accounting for disrepair
- What makes a good dilapidations assessment?
- Further important developments for commercial and residential possession actions
- Changes to insolvency legislation further restrict landlords’ enforcement options
- Tenant protections extended and expanded
- More protection coming for commercial tenants
- Landlord's remedies on default by an insolvent commercial tenant
- Coronavirus Act 2020: Landlords' options on commercial tenants' insolvency
- Covid-19 – Force majeure and property contract implications
- Covid-19: Government provisions to protect Tenants and Landlords
- Brexit: European Medicines Agency’s frustration
- MEES now in force in relation to commercial property
- Shaggy dog stories - Allowing pets in leasehold properties
- Short-term sub-lettings: holiday fun or a risky business?
- Supreme Court reaffirms that prescriptive rights must be based on actual use
- New case law on dilapidations
- Guidance for landlords: UK Government’s 'right to rent' scheme
- Lease assignments to guarantors have been confirmed to be void
- Estates Gazette - Changing structure, maintaining security
- The introduction of CRAR - Cause for distress?
- Breaking news - A dozen recent break option cases
- Estates Gazette - Navigating the dilapidations pitfalls
- Estates Gazette - Jackson reforms: agony or ecstasy?
- Tenancy Deposit Schemes - lost in translation
- Property in dispute: Landlord remedies
- Service charge demands - correct address must be given for the landlord
- Empty rates relief clarified
- Rights under a secure tenancy
- Squatting becomes a criminal offence
- Adverse possession
- Hoarders/Uncooperative Tenants - Some Solutions
- The eviction of Dale Farm in Essex begins today
- Lease Guarantee: When can you not rely on them?
- Eviction of local authority tenants – a question of proportionality
- The problem of costs in construction litigation
- A case update: break clauses and surrender of leases
- Breaking free: Considerations for tenants on exercising break clauses
- Getting in on the Act: How landlords can try to obtain possession of business premises from protected tenants
- 'Subject to Licence' - Avoiding the pitfalls
- New statutory rights for residential leaseholders
- Service charges - A further safeguard for residential leaseholders
- What is a reasonable time to remedy a breach of covenant?
- Mortgagees of leasehold property left out in the cold
- A change in the law relating to payment of rent by cheque
- The importance of obtaining valuation evidence at an early stage in dilapidations claims
- Commercial solutions for landlords where a tenant becomes insolvent
- Business tenancies with a residential element
- Granting licences – A trap for the unwary
- Beware forbearance!
- Property Dispute Briering - Commonhold & Leasehold Reform Act 2002 – In Summary : the key issues affecting property disputes
- Law Commission consultation paper on housing - Renting homes: (1) Status and security
- New costs restrictions in possession actions
- Pre-action protocol housing disrepair claims
- Storm clouds gather for landlords
- Landlords’ liability for injury
- Tenants who unlawfully sub-let beware
- Business tenancies: whether proposals in tenant’s notice to renew a 1954 Act lease are required to be genuine
- Leasehold valuation tribunals: Jurisdiction to review service sharges
- Possession orders: A breach of the Human Rights Act, the right to a private and home life?
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…
1. Hexstone Holdings Ltd v AHC Westlink Ltd  The Tenant, AHC Westlink, entered into a merger with the Stobart group but remained a separate company following which it served a break notice signed on behalf of Eddie Stobart Ltd. The…
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…
The recent case of Beitov Properties Ltd v Elliston Martin  UKUT 133 (LC) concerns a small but discreet point, which has been clarified by the Tribunal, that being the address of the Landlord as given in service charge demands. Facts The…
The High Court has recently held that occupation of a very small percentage of a property counts as rateable occupation for tax purposes, allowing for a claim of empty rates relief once the period of occupation terminated. Facts In Makro Properties v…
It has been held in the case of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council v Hickin, that where a joint tenant holds a secure tenancy, the remaining surviving tenant can rely on the law of survivorship even where not in occupation of…