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The court’s approach to committal applications during the COVID-19 pandemic

Two recent High Court cases give some insight in to how the courts are dealing with committal applications during the current pandemic.

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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Practice Direction 51Z is here to stay

Arkin v Marshall 2020 challenged the legality of PD51Z, staying all possession proceedings under CPR Part 55 for 90 days during the pandemic.

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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Post-COVID-19 planning for levelling up in West Yorkshire

Planning ahead and measures to spread prosperity into the English regions

Bob Pritchard
Bob Pritchard Partner

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Disrepair during COVID-19

With the UK in lockdown on the orders of the Government and social distancing being observed, many landlords are unsure whether they can access…

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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Government announces additional measures to protect business tenants from debt recovery actions

Commercial landlords have been temporarily prevented from taking action against tenants who have failed to pay their rent due to the pandemic.

Peter Hall
Peter Hall Principal Associate

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Coronavirus Act 2020: updated Practice Direction 51Z and possession proceedings against trespassers

Practice Direction 51Z was originally published on 27 March 2020 and imposed an automatic stay period of 90 days on all Part 55 possession proceedings…

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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Restraining commencement of adjudication during COVID-19 restrictions: MillChris Developments Ltd v Waters (2020)

The restrictions imposed by the UK Government in order to tackle COVID-19 present a unique set of challenges to parties seeking to conduct…

Chris Doran
Chris Doran Partner

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Housing group succeeds in appeal to seek possession following PSED breach

Luton Community Housing Trust brought possession proceedings relying on Ground 17 of the Housing Act 1988.

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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