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Category: Property News

Tenancies in a time of COVID: an update – webinar 8th June 2021

By Laura Smallwood & Luke Trim Six months on from their webinar ‘Possession proceedings: where are we now?’ Laura and … Read More

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What landlords and tenants need to know about the new Debt Respite Scheme : webinar 5th May 2021

By Laura Smallwood This webinar reviewed The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium & Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England & … Read More

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Applications for relief from forfeiture: the sooner, the better.

By Laura Smallwood   In Keshwala v Bhalsod [2021] EWCA Civ 492, the Court of Appeal, overturning a decision of … Read More

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Possession proceedings: where are we now?

Laura Smallwood and Luke Trim will be delivering an update on this webinar in May 2021. There have been extensive … Read More

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Possession claims from 23rd August: Practice Direction 55C

  By Laura Smallwood The stay on possession proceedings now governed by CPR 55.29, which was brought in to replace … Read More

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Arkin v Marshall: challenges to PD 51Z dismissed by the Court of Appeal

By Laura Smallwood In Arkin v Marshall & Another [2020] EWCA Civ 620, the Court of Appeal has dismissed challenges … Read More

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Restriction on Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR)

By Laura Smallwood The availability of Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR) has been restricted, further limiting commercial landlords’ options for … Read More

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Update to Practice Direction 51Z: exceptions to the stay on Part 55 proceedings

By Laura Smallwood   Practice Direction 51Z, which operates to stay “all proceedings for possession” brought under CPR Part 55 … Read More

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Coronavirus Act 2020: Business Tenancies Restrictions on forfeiture for non-payment of rent

By Laura Smallwood   Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020, which came into force on 25th March 2020, restricts … Read More

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Coronavirus Act 2020: Residential Tenancies Changes to notice requirements

By Laura Smallwood The Coronavirus Act 2020, which came into force on 25th March, introduces restrictions on landlords seeking to … Read More

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