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Prempeh v Lakhany 2020: Section 8 Notice Validity

02/12/20

Landlords; will failing to include your name and address on a section 8 notice render it invalid?

This question was considered by the Court of Appeal in the recent case of Prempeh v Lakhany .

In Prempeh v Lakhany 2020, a section 8 notice was served in respect of rent arrears.

The section...

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Rented property

Landlords: An update on giving notice of seeking possession

03/11/20

This article examines the new notice periods and procedural issues for landlords who are seeking to gain possession of a residential property ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Landlord and tenant

Landlords; changes to gaining possession of your property during the coronavirus crisis

27/03/20

Landlords; the Government is introducing emergency legislation to protect tenants and restrict landlords gaining possession of their property during the coronavirus crisis. ...

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Conveyancing Solicitors Plymouth

Residential Possession Proceedings in the UK During the coronavirus

12/06/20

Gaining possession of residential property through the Court proceedings remains suspended in the UK during the coronavirus crisis. This was effective from ...

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Agreement

Landlords: does an incorrect date make a section 8 notice invalid?

27/02/20

Landlords, if you’ve served a section 8 notice on your tenant and the date is wrong, you might be concerned that this ...

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MEES Regulations: Landlords, are you ready for 1st April 2020?

12/02/20

Landlords; are you ready for 1st April 2020? The Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (“MEES Regulations 2020”), ...

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Landlords; don’t leave your tenants in the cold!

28/01/20

A Landlord who failed to repair the heating system, damp of a house and fire proofing has been ordered to pay £18,000. ...

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Electrical safety

Landlords; are you prepared for the Electrical Safety Regulations?

21/01/20

Landlord; electrical safety regulations. The Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations 2020 (“The Regulations”)  have been laid before ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Who is the Landlord?

Who is the Landlord?

09/11/18

Who is the Landlord? Barrow and another v Kazim and others This case is a useful reminder that the person serving a ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Breaching a Lease Covenant

Breaching a Lease Covenant

11/10/18

Reiner & Anor v Triplark Ltd EWCA Civ 2151; a tenant of a flat, had breached a lease covenant for failing to obtain ...

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Kitsons Solicitors - Landlords; Reminder to Obtain HMO Licence

Landlords; Reminder to Obtain HMO Licence

11/10/18

The government has extended licensing provisions from 1 October 2018; this means that landlords who let out properties with any number of ...

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