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Gas safety and evictions: a welcomed decision for landlords

Danielle Dyer
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Landlords will be pleased to hear that not serving a gas safety certificate before a tenant goes into occupation at a property is no longer fatal to their chances of serving a valid section 21 notice to evict the tenant. The decision of Caridon Property...

One wrong digit and my inheritance was gone

Scott Johnson
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A recent article in The Guardian shows the dangers of giving the wrong account details when arranging bank transfers.  The article reports that the client was in discussions with the solicitors dealing with his late father’s estate, regarding the...

No fault divorce: the biggest reform to divorce in 50 years

Wendy Armstrong
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Divorce laws in England and Wales are finally set to change after the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill passed its third and final reading in the House of Commons on 17th June 2020. The bill will reform the traditional fault-based system by...

What are your Rights as a Guarantor?

Mark Ridley
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Have you ever been asked to guarantee a loan so that your friend or someone in your family can borrow money? Or have you guaranteed a loan to help someone? It is not unusual for people to ask those close to them to do this and most will agree so that they...

Bourne Blades Fundraiser: John O'Groats to Land's End

Hannah Tinsley
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Last month volunteers from local football club Bourne Blades ran and cycled the distance from John O’Groats to Land’s End in a virtual relay to raise money for two local charities. An initial group of 30 volunteers, including three members of the...

Contracts v Coronavirus

Danielle Dyer
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The country and indeed most of the world, are locked down to help in the fight against Covid-19, as these unprecedented times have seen a suspension of our normal ways of life, business and trading.  As lawyers, we are being asked more and more: What...

Is it really business as usual for the Family Courts?

Emily Beven
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As the UK enters week 5 of a nationwide lockdown due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, it is crystal clear that this disease has and will continue to affect everyone; not only from a health perspective but also having a profound impact on the viability of...

Coronavirus and Commercial Leases

Nancy Wilson
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Struggling tenants are never good news for a landlord and, in the difficult circumstances we find ourselves in, landlords and tenants should seek to have open discussions with each other about their commercial lease and what tenants can afford to pay.

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme - Borrower beware

Simon Porter
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The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has had a slow start and Chancellor Rishi Sunak has been forced to overhaul the scheme following pressure from small business owners, primarily at the paltry level of loans sanctioned compared to...

Injury to feelings - how much can an Employment Tribunal award?

Emily Yeardley
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In addition to compensation for financial loss, Employment Tribunals may award compensation for injured feelings in discrimination claims.  As neither the Equality Act 2010 or previous legislation provided guidance on the level of award for injury to...

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