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Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.

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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

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Private Residence Relief consultation

On 1 April 2019 the Government launched a consultation on changes to Private Residence Relief from Capital Gains Tax


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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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Retail Review: Defining Turnover Rents in the Age of E-Commerce

In the latest Weightmans Retail Review, Solicitor Michael Drapala looks at how retailers are coping with changing customer behaviour and confidence.


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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 (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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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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Assignment of rent: an effective remedy against defaulting borrowers?

The property market is still volatile despite rising property prices, and it remains a tricky time for lenders.

David Tabinor
David Tabinor Partner

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