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17th June 2021

Government set to further extend protections for commercial property tenants

Government set to further extend protections for commercial property tenants: Ban on forfeiture of commercial property leases to be extended to 25 March 2022; Restrictions upon Commercial Rent…

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News

7th June 2021

Ellisons Solicitors’ Contentious Trust and Probate team hires new Senior Associate

Ellisons Solicitors is delighted to announce the appointment of Senior Associate Solicitor Ben Fox to its Contentious Trust and Probate Team. Ben is a leading contentious trust and…

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Insights

5th May 2021

Will PAS9980 herald a more consistent and balanced approach to addressing the cladding crisis?

As readers of our previous articles will be aware, one of the consequences of the devastating Grenfell Tower fire tragedy is the ongoing uncertainty for those living in…

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Insights

15th April 2021

Disputing a Will

Losing a loved one is difficult enough but what happens when you believe their will does not reflect their true wishes? The periods of lockdown during the COVID-19…

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Insights

14th April 2021

EWS1 Changes

What are EWS1s? These surveys, for those who do not know, were developed by RICS. They are an assessment of the safety of external wall systems for high…

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Insights

18th March 2021

Neighbour disputes

What are the most common neighbour disputes you see? Have these increased during lockdown? The most common neighbour disputes tend to be nuisance claims or trespass claims, particularly…

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Insights

17th March 2021

Naylor and others v Roamquest Ltd and another 2021

The High Court heard an application last week by the Defendants in an ongoing cladding claim. The First Defendant was the developer/freeholder and the Second Defendant was the…

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Insights

16th March 2021

Why is The Wills Act 1837 Order 2020 leading to an increase in disputes?

The last year has led to substantive changes in our working practices and we are now seeing the unexpected consequences of some of these short term fixes. The…

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Practical Guidance

15th March 2021

What is Disclosure & Privilege?

Disclosure Disclosure is essentially what it says on the tin. It is one of the stages of litigation where each party is required to reveal what documents they…

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Insights

12th March 2021

Government announces further support for commercial tenants

The government has announced further extension to protections for commercial tenants including ban on commercial evictions (forfeitures) and restrictions on the use of Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery (CRAR). …

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