In an important announcement concerning residential landlord and tenant matters, the courts have confirmed that all possession claims have been suspended for 90 days so will likely recommence no earlier than July. Possession notices must also give greater warning, namely a minimum of 3 months.
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James qualified in 1994. He has been a partner in large firms in London and the North West. His practice area is Commercial Property including the property aspects of corporate transactions. He has a particular specialism in property development, having acted for public bodies, institutions, landowners and national house builders on major projects throughout his career.
Rebecca Stringfellow of Dootsons solicitors is urging people to check their eligibility for a lasting power of attorney (LPA) fee refund, after almost two million people were overcharged by the Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) between 2013 and 2017. Claimants can expect to receive a refund of up to £54, with any accrued interested since the registration was made.
Consistent with a Judgment earlier in the year, the court has recently confirmed that unrepresented litigants ought not to receive favourable treatment by the court and Judges.
The Supreme Court has detailed that imposing Employment Tribunal fees was unfair after all. It is reported an estimated £27m will be paid back to those who paid the fees Chris Grayling introduced. That will come as little comfort to those who were put off pursuing a claim because of the fees being in place and whose claims are now out of time.
Logistics company Hermes faces tribunal action over whether its drivers are self-employed, employees or workers.