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Hard, soft or somewhere in the middle: the effects and implications of Brexit in the Public Sector

The effects of Brexit on social housing, and the public sector workforce, shared services and the environment, are broad and uncertain. What will…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

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The assessment of care fees: assets you can and cannot hide

Local authorities need to remain vigilant and ensure that they stay up-to-date with the details of any schemes being touted as suitable for care fee…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

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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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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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