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Rental Reform White Paper - Key takeaways for Landlords & Tenants

Will Bartley
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Property Litigation specialist Will Bartley looks at the recently publishers renters reform White Paper. Will looks at the takeaways for both landlords and tenants, including an update on Section 21 evictions, the private renters ombudsman, decent homes standard and property portal.

The Queen's Speech: Everything Landlords need to know

Will Bartley
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In the recent Queen’s Speech, plans were outlined for the Renters Reform Bill. This included an update on the abolition of Section 21 evictions and when we might see it. Will Bartley summarises the Queen’s Speech; outlining the key takeaways for landlords.

Property Litigation Q&A April 2022: Commercial Rent Arbitration - What can landlords and tenants do now?

Will Bartley
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Frettens’ own ‘Insolvency Guru’ Malcolm Niekirk recently provided his update on understanding rent arbitrations for insolvency practitioners.

In this article, Property Litigation specialist Will Bartley provides advice on the impact of the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 to landlords and tenants.

Residential Storm damage and Business Disruption - who's liable?

Michelle Hayter
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In this article, Dispute Resolution Partner Michelle Hayter discusses your liability for storm damage to both your property and neighbouring property.

And, Commercial Associate Sarah Sillar looks at business disruption as a result of storms, and how businesses can protect themselves against legal action.

What is the 'Levelling Up' White Paper and what does it mean for Landlords?

Will Bartley
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Housing Secretary Michael Gove announced the ‘Levelling Up’ White Paper yesterday, which will attempt to “change the economic model of this country”.

Landlord & Tenant specialist Will Bartley details what will be included in the White Paper and discusses the key takeaways for landlords below.

Property Litigation Q&A December 2021: Section 25 and Section 26 Notices - ending or renewing a Commercial Tenancy

Will Bartley
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Property Litigation specialist lawyer, Will Bartley, provides advice on Section 25 and Section 26 Notices – what they mean, and how to use them.

Property Litigation Q&A September 2021: The need for a suitable AST (Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement)

Will Bartley
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Property Litigation specialist lawyer, Will Bartley, provides advice on why a suitable AST is required to be provided by the landlord at the start of the tenancy; discussing what this has meant for landlords and tenants.

Property Litigation Q&A August 2021: Residential lettings - Where are we now?

Will Bartley
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Property Litigation specialist lawyer, Will Bartley, provides an update on how residential lettings have been impacted by the pandemic; what this has meant for landlords and tenants; and how this will evolve over the next few months.

Property Litigation Q&A July 2021: Airbnb short term lettings

Will Bartley
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In this Q&A: Property Litigation specialist lawyer, Will Bartley, provides an update on how Airbnb style lettings of residential flats can be problematic for leaseholders, who could be in breach of their lease without knowing it.

Can you get a CCJ for a parking fine?

Anna Curtis
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Anna Curtis, a solicitor in our specialist dispute resolution team, outlines CCJs for unpaid parking fines and how to remove them.

If you incur a parking fine and move from your current address before a court claim is issued, you may not receive the court paperwork and the Claimant may apply for a Default Judgment against you.

People often only become aware of a CCJ when they apply for some sort of credit like a mortgage and the credit is refused due to the applicant having a poor credit rating.

Is long covid a disability?

Chris Dobbs
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Employment & HR law specialist, Chris Dobbs looks at whether Long Covid should be treated as a disability in the workplace, and advises how employers should handle it.

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