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Covid-19 and Business Tenancies

 Government announcement that business tenants who cannot pay their rent because of the pandemic will be protected from eviction not living up to the hype. 

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution 

Divorce 'Blame Game' to end

 Divorcing couples may no longer have to blame one another for the breakdown of their marriage as a Bill that seeks to reduce family conflict proceeds through Parliament.

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Divorce & Separation 

What is Conveyancing?

Conveyancing is the legal and administrative process carried out when a house or flat is purchased or sold.

Upon instructing a solicitor to act on your behalf, there will be various anti-money laundering and identity checks to be carried out before any work can be carried out. Once these compliance checks have been carried out, the conveyancing process begins.

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Residential Property 

GDPR - Data Subject Access Requests

 Would your organisation know what to do if, and when, it receives a Data Subject Access Request (“DSAR”) and are your staff trained to recognise a DSAR when one is made?

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GDPR  Litigation & Dispute Resolution 

Data Protection

The Information Commissioner’s Office has recently issued new guidelines on calculating the period within which data controllers must comply with a  subject access request. 

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution  GDPR 

Ending Assured Shorthold Tenancies

Despite its title the Deregulation Act has introduced greater regulation into the residential letting market. Typically a landlord when granting an AST to a tenant would at the same time serve on the tenant a section 21 notice enabling the landlord to take back possession at the end of the tenancy. The law now says that a valid section 21 notice cannot be served within the first 4 months of the tenancy and, once served, the landlord must act on it within 6 months or serve a fresh section 21 notice.

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Litigation & Dispute Resolution