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  • Thu 17 Aug 2017

    It may not surprise you to learn that on discussing forfeiture at a recent conference with a group of property lawyers and managers, most were in favour of the landlords? ability to forfeit a lease. The main reason being the responsibility of fair management of the building, thus ensuring that no leaseholder is prejudiced by the actions, or perhaps inaction, of any other leaseholders and that the landlord and any managers do not suffer any loss. ... read more

  • Thu 10 Aug 2017

    A judgment has recently been handed down by Mr Justice Jay in an appeal from the County Court in Central London. This case raises interesting questions regarding a landlord?s right to refuse a tenant a new tenancy, under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, particularly in cases where the landlord?s proposed works were created purely with the intention of depriving the tenant security of tenure. ... read more

  • Tue 08 Aug 2017

    In 2013 the procedural rules in England changed as a result of the abolition of the Leasehold Valuation Tribunal (LVT) and its replacement by the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). The First Tier Tribunal has a more comprehensive set of procedures and the new rules which came into force on 1st July 2013, are a lot more detailed... read more

  • Thu 03 Aug 2017

    It is a fundamental principle of English Law that a contract cannot be created unless there is an intention to create a legally binding agreement.... read more

  • Mon 31 Jul 2017

    As part of our corporate social responsibility, we are proud to be a sponsor of the Tricycle Theatre for another year.... read more

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