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Hardman engineers move to Weightmans

National law firm Weightmans has appointed Construction and Engineering expert Ian Hardman as Partner.


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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018: a further reason for a raft of disrepair claims

The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, which comes into force on 20 March 2019, amends the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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Weightmans welcomes social housing specialist

National law firm Weightmans has appointed a leading social housing expert to its growing team in Liverpool.


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LEGAL COMMENT: British Airways cyber attack

British Airways has announced a 'sophisticated and malicious' cyber attack, where for 16 days hackers were able to retrieve customer data from both…

Ed Lewis
Ed Lewis Partner

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Prison sentence for man found in contempt of court following exaggerated claim

James Lee Mitchell (55) was sentenced on 24 July 2018 following a case brought by national law firm Weightmans on behalf of Circle Anglia Limited (now…

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

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Social housing, local government, occupiers’ liability, fraud, contempt proceedings

Clarion Housing established 21 counts of contempt of court in committal proceedings against a claimant found to have invented a loss of earnings…

Suzanne Milne
Suzanne Milne Partner

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Gas safety certificates - a warning for landlords

Landlords will be aware that since October 2015, when landlords wish to serve a section 21 notice under a tenancy entered into after this date, they…


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Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Amendment Regulations 2018

These amendment Regulations are due to come into force on 6 April 2018 subject to Parliamentary approval


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