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The Defective Premises Act 1972 – what all those involved in the design, construction and refurbishment of new and existing homes need to know.

The Defective Premises Act 1972 is a relatively short piece of legislation. However, its importance should not be overlooked when considering residential building works, whether ‘new build’ properties or refurbishment and extension of existing homes. The Building Safety Act 2022 has made some significant changes to this legislation which has provided additional protection to homeowners […]

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Landlord Rights – What Happens When a Tenant Goes to Prison?

If a tenant is sentenced to prison, it can raise several legal and practical questions for both the landlord and the tenant. Landlords in England have specific rights and responsibilities in such situations and it’s crucial to understand the legal framework governing these circumstances. Here, we will explore what happens when a tenant goes to

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Ambassador Column – Gaining Possession of a Privately Rented Property on an Assured Shorthold Tenancy

There will come a time when a landlord needs to regain possession of a rented property, either because a fixed-term tenancy has come to an end, the tenant has breached the terms of their tenancy agreement, or the landlord wishes to take back the property for another reason. How the landlord commences gaining possession of

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