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LEGAL COMMENT: Government launches national consultation on safety in the construction industry

Yesterday the Government announced the launch of its long awaited consultation on safety and regulation in the Construction industry.

Paul Lowe
Paul Lowe Partner

The Tenant Fees Act 2019

From 1 June, the Tenant Fees Act 2019 provides new restrictions on what payments and deposits a landlord can impose on tenants.

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner


Weightmans is Planning for the future with new hire

National law firm Weightmans has appointed Matthew Collings to its national Planning and Infrastructure Consents team.

Matthew Collings
Matthew Collings Principal associate


NHS Trust ordered to pay over £34,000 regarding asbestos exposure

Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospitals Trust has been fined £16,000, and ordered to pay costs of more than £18,000 over failures relating to asbestos…

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner


Brexit in a page - what you need to know.

Brexit expert Jacqui Bickerton summarises all you need to know about the discussions in Parliament this week.

Jacqui Bickerton
Jacqui Bickerton Principal Associate


Specific performance for breach of repairing covenant at Beetham Tower

If a landlord has breached its repairing obligation, the landlord will need to carry out the repairs in accordance with the terms of the lease.

Peter Hall
Peter Hall Principal Associate


Social Housing case update | Smailes & Poyner-Smailes v Clewer Court Residents Limited

The Claimants purchased the leasehold of a flat in a converted Victorian building. The lease that they signed contains an absolute prohibition on…

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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