Tag: dispute resolution

Defamation – Serious Harm & Reputation

Defamation – the requirement for serious harm or serious financial harm We have seen an increase in the number of enquiries from individuals and businesses, requiring advice regarding defamation law and in particular, libel. Generally speaking, a statement is defamatory if it lowers the opinion of that business or individual amongst “right thinking reasonable members […]

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Residential Repossessions – All Change from June 1st 2021

In March 2020, in response to tenants being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and facing  potentially significant decreases in their incomes, the government put in place a complete ban on residential property evictions. This was to ensure tenants were not evicted, facing homelessness and at greater risk of contracting COVID-19, due to rental arrears caused […]

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Can your Landlord Waive a Lease Covenant Which it was Obliged to Enforce?

This is an interesting question and one which I know many leaseholders wrestle with when dealing with their landlords. While I’m sure that there may well be leases out there allowing direct enforcement of covenants by leaseholders against other leaseholders I have yet to see one. This leaves leaseholders in a difficult position having to […]

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