Interruption to Residential Possession Claims – Covid 19 Update

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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.

James Cullen

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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.

Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE) member urges Leigh, Culcheth and Newton-le-Willows residents to check eligibility for LPA refund

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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.

Employment Tribunal Fees to be Scrapped and Those Paid Refunded

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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.