Important Update for Landlords

There is good news for Landlords who have been waiting to be able to take action against their commercial tenants. As of 26 March 2022, Landlords can now, once again, exercise their right of forfeiture. The process of forfeiture (re-entry) is the landlord’s right to determine the lease in the following instances: Where the tenant [...]

2022-05-10T10:46:15+00:00May 10th, 2022|Commercial, Litigation|0 Comments

Start of the end for ground rents 

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 received Royal Assent on 8 February 2022.   When it comes into force, it will limit the ground rent payable on most new long residential leases in England and Wales.  Certain types of leases are excepted from the ground rent restrictions in the 2022 Act: business leases, statutory lease [...]

2022-04-28T11:48:52+00:00April 28th, 2022|Conveyancing, Litigation|0 Comments

Warning to Landlords – Consultation to enhance legal support for tenants facing eviction or repossession

Tenants at risk of losing their home are set to benefit from enhanced legal support following a consultation launched by the government. It is therefore becoming increasingly important for Landlords to ensure they follow the correct procedure. That procedure starts before the tenant even moves in and so it is very important to get this [...]

2022-03-29T09:43:13+00:00March 29th, 2022|Commercial, Litigation|0 Comments

New Fixed Fee Regime for Landlords

We now offer a fixed fee pricing structure for Landlords wishing to seek possession of their residential property from their tenant. See here for further information. In order to be able to lawfully evict a tenant, the correct legal process must be followed. That starts with the serving of a notice or notices under the [...]

2021-12-16T12:23:32+00:00December 16th, 2021|Litigation|0 Comments

COVID-19: new rules for presenting winding up petitions

There was some welcome news for creditors as the restrictions that had been put in place on statutory demands have been lifted and the temporary rules preventing winding-up petitions from being presented have been replaced. These restrictions were originally put in place by the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA 2020) on 27th April [...]

2021-10-14T07:33:06+00:00October 13th, 2021|Commercial, Litigation|0 Comments
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