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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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Guildford Chambers in The Legal 500, 2021 Edition

Guildford Chambers are pleased to have a number of barristers ranked as Leading Juniors in the South Eastern Circuit, in the … 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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Remote hearings, the story so far

   By Christine Julien The Family Courts, like the rest of the county has struggled to move quickly in the … 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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COVID-19 Useful information

COVID-19 Guidance and Practice Directions 1. Court listing priorities Family Court Business priorities (via HMCTS) (6 April 2020) (Download Here) … Read More

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Covid-19 Update

Microsoft Teams/Skype for Business As part of Guildford Chambers’ continuing commitment to overcome the challenges presented by the present situation, … 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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