Articles

20 February 2017

Breaking up is hard to do

Author : Justine Soutter

The recent case of Fast Drinks Limited v Cetyl International Group Inc (2016) highlights the need for landlords to consider the potential security of tenure of sub-tenants before exercising a break clause....Read More >


16 January 2017

Criminal sanctions for residential landlords who breach the right to rent scheme that came into force on 1 December 2016.

Author : Justine Soutter

Under Sections 39-41 of the Immigration Act 2016, residential landlords will commit a criminal offence if:-

- Premises are occupied by an adult who is disqualified from occupying premises under a residential tenancy agreement due to their immigration status; and

- The landlord knows or has reasonable cause to believe that the premises are occupied by an adult who is disqualified from occupying premises under a residential tenancy agreement....Read More >


03 October 2016

Dispute Resolution - Buss Murton to Offer a Fixed Fee Service

Author : Justine Soutter

“Effective dispute resolution requires a clearly defined strategy, proactive management and tactical skill in order to deliver what clients want quickly and cost effectively. It is not enough to simply advise on the law.”...Read More >


05 July 2016

Neighbours: When the Red Mist Descends, Don’t Let Costs Go Down the Drain

Author : Justine Soutter

A dispute between neighbours about who should pay a £4,000 bill to fix a drain has racked up legal costs of more than £300,000....Read More >


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