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COVID-19: Residential possession proceedings update

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As a consequence of the Covid-19 situation the Court has issued an additional Practice Direction to Part 55 of the Civil Procedure Rules (which deals with all residential possession proceedings including those taken by landlords and lenders). This Practice Direction goes much further than the original prohibition on the eviction… Continue reading →

COVID-19: Emergency Changes to the Insolvency Rules

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The changes?  On Saturday, during the Government’s daily Coronavirus update, it was announced that it would shortly legislate to: temporarily suspend wrongful trading rules under the Insolvency Act 1986, so that directors are not personally liable for doing as much as they can to save companies and jobs during the… Continue reading →

COVID-19: Chancellor Announces Sweeping New Economic Measures

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On Friday the Chancellor announced a series of new “unprecedented measures, for unprecedented times”, building on existing announcements by dramatically expanding the government support to the economy in response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 disruption.  These measures are: Job Retention Scheme to pay 80% of salaries of existing employees if… Continue reading →

COVID-19 UPDATE – Ban on evicting residential tenants

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Please see the following announcement: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/complete-ban-on-evictions-and-additional-protection-for-renters#history Many of you may already have seen this announcement which relates to the eviction of residential tenants (including, it appears, on a ‘no-fault’ basis i.e. a s.21 notice).  We await the legislation for the specific detail but the key points are: Emergency legislation will… Continue reading →

COVID-19 Update

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Brecher is carefully reviewing the Government’s advice on responding to COVID-19. As you would expect, the health of our staff, members and clients is our utmost priority and we are following the guidelines given by Public Health England. Brecher continues to provide its usual service to clients and has taken… Continue reading →

Montreaux: Stone Foundries Purchase

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Paul Murray acted on behalf of Montreaux Charlton Developments Limited in connection with their exchange of unconditional contracts for the purchase of the Stone Foundries site in Charlton from Langham Land Limited. The site was previously and is currently being used for the production of high integrity aluminium and magnesium… Continue reading →