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GDPR: what to do when a data breach occurs

The General Data Protection Regulation will introduce strict new reporting and record-keeping requirements in relation to data breaches.


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LEGAL COMMENT: Weightmans experts respond to Government's social housing announcement

Housing experts from national law firm Weightmans have responded to the Government's newly announced plans to spend £2bn on the building of new…

Thomas Starkey
Thomas Starkey Associate

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Possession and Unlawful Profit Orders

The case of Poplar HARCA v Begum and Rohim, appealed recently to the High Court, concerned repossession of assured tenancies and Unlawful Profit…


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Care needed when making demands for a service charge

A tenant sought to avoid payment of an “on account” service charge, following a demand by its landlord.

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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Cardiff County Council v Lee (Flowers) [2016] EWCA Civ 1034

Many will be aware of the recent case of Cardiff City Council v Lee (Flowers) which sought to introduce a second permission stage prior to issuing of…

Sian Evans
Sian Evans Partner

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S.11 repairing obligations in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has confirmed two key points in relation to a landlord’s potential liability under section 11 Landlord & Tenant Act 1985.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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Landlord and tenant - accepting surrender and waiving right to forfeit

Disputes between residential landlords and their tenants continue to reach the courts, even in the current climate. In these legal battles, it is…

David Tabinor
David Tabinor Partner

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