From 1st October, the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022 comes into force. These new regulations amend the 2015 Regulations known as the 'Smoke and Carbon Monoxide … [Read more...]
Notice Periods – What is the law?
The Coronavirus had a major effect on residential Landlord and Tenant matters especially possession claims. The government changed notice periods for Section 8 and Section 21 Notices and they did this … [Read more...]
Getting your legal advice early – A short story!
In a case that I've just won (in Cardiff County Court,) the landlord and tenant entered into a tenancy in January 2020 and a deposit of £1000 was paid. The landlord did not protect it or give … [Read more...]
‘Get the Evidence’
We wanted to highlight a case we have dealt with recently, as a reminder to everyone to ‘get the evidence.’ We were recently instructed by a Solicitors firm to attend Court in Wigan, to act for a … [Read more...]
Law Update – Corporate Insolvency and Business Tenancies
There is an update to current laws coming into force by the end of the year which effect companies and business landlords and tenancies. For those interested in company insolvency, the current … [Read more...]
Debt Recovery next year might get harder! – More Pain for Landlords (and other creditors) – Potentially Good News for Tenants (and other Debtors) from May 2021
On the 17 November 2020, The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 were made. The Regulations are set to come … [Read more...]
The Gas Act 1986 – The normal rules of contract do not always apply – Avoid being served with a Statutory Demand
Philip Nam is a legal consultant, advocate, costs draftsman and mediator dealing with civil and commercial litigation and disputes. He can be contacted on 0151 230 8931 … [Read more...]
Landlords/Letting Agents – Are you complying with the law?
On the 16th November 2016, we were instructed by a firm of solicitors to represent a landlord in what should have been a very simple case where a tenant had made an application to suspend a warrant of … [Read more...]