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COVID-19 NEWSFLASH: New Code of Practice

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The Government has now published the new code of practice, developed in conjunction with leaders from the retail, hospitality and property sectors, which is intended to reinforce and promote good practice amongst landlord and tenant relationships as they deal with the financial impact of the pandemic.   The objective of… Continue reading →

COVID-19: Back to the future: No winding-up, on the basis of law not yet in force

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Short Read: Despite the law not yet being in force, the High Court has this week granted an unnamed high street retailer an injunction preventing one of its landlord creditors from presenting a winding-up petition against it on the expectation that the restrictions in the Bill will shortly be enacted…. Continue reading →

COVID-19: Skype hearings? Are you winding me up?

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  As a creditor, especially during the current Covid-19 crisis, it may be tempting to accept all and any payments from debtors. Payments that a debtor company makes to you during the period where there is a winding-up petition in place will be a void disposition, under section 127 of… Continue reading →

Bad vibrations: Navigating nuisance construction claims

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What rights do neighbours have when construction gets noisy and troublesome? Jonathan Pawlowski, construction litigation partner at Brecher Solicitors reports. The London skyline is constantly evolving, with tired old buildings being replaced by ever more adventurous skyscrapers redefining the City’s visual identity. These new structures are often marmite, but we soon fall in… Continue reading →

If neighbours go to war then their house prices fall through the floor

Try to stop arguments over the fence escalating, says Felicity Hannah. They could cost far more than you think Nuisance neighbours can make life miserable. Whether it’s a dispute over boundaries, shared access to driveways or anti-social noise, falling out with next door can make home life stressful. If it… Continue reading →