Woodfines Covid-19 Podcasts #1
In addition to our articles and blogs we will be releasing regular podcasts featuring the latest Covid-19 updates from all our sectors. In our first episode we look at how Covid-19 is affecting employment, commercial contracts and updates to commercial landlords and tenants with Maria Gallucci and Maria Koureas-Jones.
An Update: Simultaneous Deaths – Who Inherits?
Our earlier article ‘Simultaneous Deaths – Who Inherits?’ explored the case of stepsisters disputing who should inherit the combined estates of their respective parents and the Commorientes Rule. The Commorientes Rule is not often applied in modern day cases, as advances in science and forensics have made it almost always possible to ascertain the time […]
Tenant Fees Banned
The Tenant Fees Act received the Royal assent recently, and sets out the Government’s approach to banning letting fees paid by tenants in the private rented sector and capping tenancy deposits in England. The aim of the Act is to reduce the costs that tenants can face at the outset, and throughout a tenancy, and […]
Is your rental property fit for habitation?
Next week (Wednesday 20 March 2019), the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 comes into force. The new Act requires that any property let by a landlord (private or social) is fit for human habitation when a tenancy is granted and remains so for its duration. It covers all tenancies less than seven years […]