Dispute Resolution Articles
Breaking up is hard to do
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 >
Criminal sanctions for residential landlords who breach the right to rent scheme that came into force on 1 December 2016.
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 >
Neighbours: When the Red Mist Descends, Don’t Let Costs Go Down the Drain
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 >