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Business Interruption Insurance - FCA Covid Test Case Update

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It is well known that numerous businesses made claims on their insurance policies for business interruption as a result of Covid-19 and the restrictions placed on businesses arising from that, that insurers contested such claims and that the Financial ...

Winding Up Petitions - Update

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This is a brief update on restrictions on the issue of winding up petitions and making of winding up orders in light of the recent publication of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020 The proposed changes are part of a wider revision...

Landlords Pursuing Tenants for Unpaid Rent - Update

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In light of Covid-19 the Government, by Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 placed a moratorium on landlords of commercial premises forfeiting leases to commercial tenants until 30 June 2020. Subsequently such landlords served statutory demands on...

Family ordered to pay over £100,000 to downstairs neighbour for noise nuisance

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Noisy neighbours are a common and often frustrating issue for home owners, and in 2018, one particular case reminded us that, beyond being merely irritating, noise nuisance can quickly become serious disputes resulting in lengthy and costly court litigation....

A new opportunity to meet professionals from the property sector

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Harold Benjamin are proud to be sponsoring the first J-Trade London 2018 expo on Monday, 14 May 2018 at London Design Centre, Angel. J-Trade is a ground-breaking event designed to bring together Jewish property-related companies from across the UK...

Difficult Professional Negligence Claim Settled

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Just last week Harold Benjamin’s commercial litigation team were able to settle a difficult professional negligence claim for a finance client against their former solicitors. Our client was advised to pursue a fraud claim to...

Reform of the Courts of England & Wales

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A number of the specialist courts in the High Court of England & Wales are now to be known as The Business and Property Courts of England & Wales.

Changes to Debt Recovery from Individuals and Sole Traders

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As from 1 October 2017 there will be a change in the law that will affect how creditors pursue debts due from individuals and sole traders. We suggest creditors take action now, failing which in advance of that date. With effect from 1 October 2017 a new...

Consultation on proposed changes to Anti Money Laundering Laws

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Agents may be aware that the Money Laundering Regulations 2007 impose duties on them to carry out due diligence on their client sellers where they are selling property. This includes leases being sold with a capital value i.e. a premium.

Can You Help Me Out?

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We are seeing an increase in clients coming to us with the following scenarios:- a) They are approached for a short term loan or other financial help by someone with whom they have a good relationship be it a customer, adviser, friend or family relation. ...

Harold Benjamin Attends the International Bar Association Conference, Washington

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I was pleased to attend the recent International Bar Association ( “IBA” ) annual conference in Washington DC. Approximately 6,000 lawyers from jurisdictions all over world attended.There were over 200 sessions...

Brexit and UK Law - The next steps from a legal point of view

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This a brief note on the UK legal position following the UK deciding to leave the EU as a result of the referendum on 23 June 2016. The process of the UK withdrawal from the EU is expected to be long and complicated. At this time it is not clear what the...