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Landlords rights of possession

Section 21 of the Housing Act 1988 allows landlords to regain possession of a residential property either at the end of a fixed term tenancy or during a periodic tenancy, i.e. a tenancy with no fixed date, without having to provide any reason for doing so. There are, nonetheless, a minimum set of requirements that [...]

By |2019-04-15T17:23:39+00:00April 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

London Legal Walk – Monday 17th June 2019

Dear All, It is coming to that time of the year again when I will be taking part in the London Legal Walk. On Monday 17th June, I will be walking with my friends at SBP Law along with thousands of other lawyers to raise funds for the London Legal Support Trust which funds Law [...]

By |2019-04-12T10:50:26+00:00April 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New rules for Landlords of Houses in Multiple Occupation

Since 1st October 2018 all Landlords of Houses in Multiple Occupation ("HMO") are required to obtain licences for their properties. An HMO licence will be required where a property is let out to at least 5 people from more than one household and who share communal facilities such as a kitchen or bathroom. Under the previous [...]

By |2018-10-17T09:52:52+00:00October 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SDLT hike for foreign buyers

A consultation is to be launched for the increase of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) payable by foreign buyers. Under current rules, the rates of SDLT are equal for those purchasing UK property regardless of their nationality and contribution towards other taxes in the country. In an aim to create greater equality and reduce inflating [...]

By |2018-10-01T13:31:16+00:00October 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Investigations into underpayment of Inheritance Tax

Investigations into the underpayment of inheritance tax (IHT)  are increasingly on the rise. Research from UHY Hacker Young suggests that rising asset prices such as property means that IHT can be very substantial and a lucrative source of income for HMRC. Their research shows that 5400 estates were investigated by HMRC in 2017-18, a 5% increase from the previous year. Important points [...]

By |2018-09-28T12:12:26+00:00September 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Licence or a Lease?

SBP Law recently acted for the Defendant in London College of Business Ltd v Tareem Ltd [2018] EWHC 437 (Ch). David Pritchard led the matter on behalf of SBP Law; represented at trial by Gary Blaker QC of Selborne Chambers. Amongst other issues, the matter concerned the terms of occupation of a premises and whether the [...]

By |2018-09-27T13:23:53+00:00June 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

London Legal Walk

A huge thank you to everyone who sponsored us. So far we have raised £3635.00 and we thank those who are continuing to support us following the walk. The London Legal Support Trust help to provide free legal advice to people facing inhumane living conditions, homelessness or unfair treatment in the workplace and in protecting vulnerable adults [...]

By |2018-05-22T14:22:06+00:00May 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

London Legal Walk – A Message From Hector

Dear All In my capacity as head of security at SBP Law, I will be doing the London Legal Walk on Monday 21st May which is a 10k walk for charity to raise funds to enable people to access justice. The walk starts from the Strand and I will be dragging my rather unfit senior [...]

By |2018-05-04T15:46:55+00:00May 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Cohabitation Awareness Week

Cohabitation Awareness week is from the 27th November 2017 to 1st December 2017. The organisation  'Resolution first for family law'  is campaigning to raise awareness that couples who are not married, notwithstanding the length of the relationship and whether there are children, do not have the same legal rights as a married couple.  It is [...]

By |2018-09-27T15:49:38+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments