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Emily Thorp

Fitness for Human Habitation

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On 20 March 2019 the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 (“the Act”) came into force, which will affect all leases created after this date. The Act amends the current fitness for human habitation requirement found in the...

Attention all landlords! How to make your Commercial Property work for you in 2019: an ABC

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Attention all landlords! How to make your Commercial Property work for you in 2019: an ABC For landlords, the greatest priority in the short term is likely to be maximising returns. However, with Brexit looming and the risk of uncertain markets, it is worth...

Landlord's Intention Under Ground (f)

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Section 30(1)(f) (Ground (f)) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) states that the landlord can oppose a lease renewal if: "... on the termination of the current tenancy the landlord intends to demolish or reconstruct the premises comprised...

As a Tenant, what should your New Year's Resolutions be for 2019?

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Now that the festive delights of Christmas are over, January 2019 heralds the start of an uncertain new year for Britain, with only a couple of months to go until Brexit. As it is currently unclear what the economic climate will look like moving...

Even the Coldest of Winters Cannot Freeze the Desire for Town and Village Greens

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Anyone can apply to register land as a town and village green under the Commons Act 2006, where a significant number of the inhabitants of any locality, or of any neighbourhood within a locality, have indulged as of right in lawful sports and pastimes on the...

Precedent S - Electronic Bill of Costs - Legal Update

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Since 6 April 2018, it has been mandatory for the new Electronic Bill of Costs (Precedent S) to be used for all Part 7 Multi Track matters in respect of costs incurred after this date, which replaces the traditional paper bill of costs. The electronic bill...