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23rd November 2023

Let’s Update You – Renters (Reform) Bill 2022: U-Turn on the Abolition of Section 21 Notice

The Renters (Reform) Bill 2022 received its second reading in the House of Commons on 23 October 2023. At its second reading, the government confirmed that it will…

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12th October 2023

Let’s Update You – New Case Law on Returning Deposits by Cheque

There have been a number of County Court judgments on the issue of using cheques to return a deposit in anticipation of serving a valid Section 21 notice.…

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4th October 2023

The Legal 500 2024 results

Ellisons Solicitors is once again delighted to have been recommended within the Legal 500 directory. The firm received notable mentions within the following practice areas: Commercial Property, Corporate and Commercial, Employment, Immigration,…

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3rd October 2023

Free Legal Advice Available to Tenants Facing Eviction: the HLPAS

On 1 August 2023, the government introduced the Housing Loss Prevention Advice Service (HLPAS) – a scheme which provides free legal advice for all tenants in England and…

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11th September 2023

Section 21 Notice: A Notice Served Every 8 Minutes

According to a recent study conducted by Shelter, an organisation which exists to assist people in housing emergencies, notices pursuant to Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988…

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5th September 2023

Let’s Update You – Electrical Safety Standards in the Private Rented Sector (England) Regulations

The Regulations apply from 1 July 2020 to any tenancy agreement signed on or after 1 June 2020. From 1 April 2021, the Regulations apply to any tenancy…

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30th August 2023

Three Dispute Resolution heavyweights join Ellisons Solicitors

Ellisons Solicitors, a leading law firm in Suffolk and Essex, has bolstered its Dispute Resolution Department by appointing three world-class partners: Claire Kitchen, Partner and Head of Commercial…

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11th August 2023

Let’s Update You – Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2022

On 1 October 2015, landlords of residential properties became subject to two new obligations: 1) Installing smoke alarms on each storey of premises that are wholly or partly…

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28th July 2023

Let’s Update You – Renters Reform Bill

Our inaugural ‘Let’s update you’ feature is live which will focus on providing you with the latest Property Litigation updates.  This month’s edition covers the Renters (Reform) Bill.…

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14th April 2023

Residential Possession: Is my Section 21 Notice Valid?

A notice pursuant to Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 (as amended) is most commonly known as a Section 21 notice (but may also be referred to…

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