By David Asker Residential evictions The Government is introducing emergency legislation to prevent landlords from starting eviction proceedings against tenants for a period of at least three months. Here is the press notice. This is to protect renters in both social and private accommodation in these challenging times. It will allow those with financial difficulties […]
By David Asker Residential evictions As you may be aware, the Government is introducing emergency legislation to prevent landlords from starting eviction proceedings against tenants for a period of at least three months. This is to protect renters in both social and private accommodation in these challenging times. It will allow those with financial difficulties […]
By David Asker The Government has announced a package of support to renters, this support includes: Protection from eviction for renters Emergency legislation will be rushed through to suspend evictions from both social housing and privately rented accommodation. There will be no further residential possession proceedings through applications to the court. This will, of course, […]
By David Asker Unlicensed underground raves are on the increase, there is a thriving community of people engaged and ready to party in any empty commercial space. Social networks and communication The rise in raves coincides with more and more ways to communicate securely, with Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram all being ways to engage with […]
By David Asker Valuation The valuation process means that the enforcement agent is required to obtain a valuation, the debtor is also given an opportunity to obtain an independent valuation if they so wish. The valuation is given in writing by the enforcement agent and this is shared with the debtor and any co-owner. Enforcement […]
This webinar looks at how businesses can take advantage of post-lockdown opportunities.
By Simon Bonney A closer look at preferential transactions and creditors
On 1 August changes to the current permitted development regime will be introduced. These will assist in meeting housing demand, whilst ensuring that conversions to residential use provide adequate natural light.
With a last-minute amendment of the Bulgarian Energy Act of 26 June 2020, natural gas trading becomes an activity subject to licensing by the Energy and Water Regulatory Commission (the “Energy Commission”).
In the latest issue of “The Restructuring Review”, Daniel Hayek and Mark Meili provide an overview of the special features of Swiss restructuring law, taking into account the latest legislative developments due to COVID-19.
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Womble Bond Dickinson has deferred the start date of its upcoming trainee intake. The trainees will start in March 2021 as opposed to August 2020. The decision comes after a review that considered whether it was worth reducing spots. In the end, the firm opted to defer the start date out of fairness. In addition, […]
Johnny Depp’s libel trial against News Group Newspapers is set to proceed as planned after the High Court refused an application to strike out the claim. In a ruling handed down by Mr Justice Nicol on Thursday, he said that “it would not be just to strike out the claim”, adding that the dispute is […]
Benelux’s largest firm, Loyens & Loeff, has set itself a target of achieving a 30 per cent female partnership by 2025, requiring it to almost double its numbers in just five years. Loyens is one of just 43 European 100 firms to have added female partners in 2019, but its female partnership proportion was still […]
Students with disabilities who are set to take the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) exams online this summer have expressed their dismay after providers emailed them at short notice, leaving only 24 hours for them to decide whether to agree to take the exams in a testing centre, with no guarantee their special requirements would […]
Burness Paull has completed a multimillion-pound fundraising round, in which the firm’s top equity partners were asked to double their capital stakes to £300,000. The firm voted through the cash call in April, as partners opted to inject cash into the business rather than raise bank borrowings. Burness Paull has also reduced monthly drawings by […]
The Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman (FSPO) for the Republic of Ireland is recruiting a head of legal. The role, based in the FSPO’s HQ in Dublin, will oversee the organisation’s legal functions. They will lead a small team responsible for carrying out legal research and analysis and the preparation of legal advice and determinations, […]