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Building Dispute Mediation

Building Dispute Mediation

We appreciate that building disputes can become expensive and lengthy.

There are a number of alternative dispute resolution options that can be considered, for example the parties can proceed to a round table discussion or alternatively building dispute mediation.

Mediation can drastically reduce the costs involved for all parties and the parties will be able to consider options that may not have been available if they proceeded to litigation. The parties can request that their appointed Surveyor attends the mediation. All discussions during mediation are confidential.

Fitness for Human Habitation

Emily Thorp
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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...

Do I have a Lease, Licence or a Tenancy at Will?

Danielle Dyer
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There are certain ways in which a tenant may occupy a property; either by lease, licence or a tenancy at will. But how do you tell the difference and why does it matter how the property is occupied? This article provides an overview on the key features and...