Webinars & Podcasts
Catch-up with our most recent Devonshires Webinars. Our page is regularly refreshed, providing you with the most relevant and up to date information.
Helen Swaffield is back for our annual updater session on contract law. The session is offered as part of our InLaws programme of training for inhouse lawyers and gives a lively look at the latest cases covering.
Privilege is a key principle in law that can be tricky to navigate in practice, in particular for in-house lawyers. Pauline Lépissier, along with guest speaker Mark Baldock of Three Stone, discuss the main types of privilege and practical tips for their application by in-house legal teams.
Now the Social Housing (Regulation) Act has been given Royal Assent the Regulator of Social Housing has released the long awaited consultation on consumer regulation. Angela Holden, Assistant Director of Consumer Regulation, RSH and Donna McCarthy, Partner and Head of Housing Management and Property Litigation at Devonshires discuss the consultation, what it means for landlords and how to respond.
The Office for National Statistics reports that the number of employees not working due to long-term sickness has risen to over two and a half million. Whether through flexible working or reasonable adjustments, employers are under increasing pressure to allow their employees to work remotely. Chris Cuckney covers key components of flexible working requests in this webinar.
This webinar is aimed at our Co-Op landlords who inevitably process vast amounts of personal data. Please Hetal Ruparelia and Anna Bennett for this increasingly important and topical webinar to discuss the key aspects of the UK GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018 to ensure that your organisation is complying with the legislation and to identify and gaps.
In this webinar, Katie Maguire and Matthew Garbutt look at what the key components of a defamation claim are and what action can be taken to respond and protect your business.
In this webinar Rachel Orgill-Harris and Rose Klemperer consider some of the key issues and changes expected in social housing finance and regulation in this new financial year.
If you have FCA permission to carry out regulated activities in relation to consumer credit, the new Consumer Duty will apply to you. Alice Overton and Matthew Garbutt share details of the new duty, the FCA’s expectations (for housing associations in particular) and what you need to do before it comes into force in July 2023.
Licences are used where rights are required over third-party land without granting exclusive possession or creating any relationship of landlord and tenant and can be beneficial and necessary legal instruments for new developments and existing stock. Nat Cartwright and Grant Duranti cover some common forms of licences you may come across in development work.
In Episode 11, Alicia speaks to Will O’Brien and Pauline Lépissier about adjudication, covering the pros and cons as a form of dispute resolution and why it is so commonly used within the construction industry.
Any prudent buyer should take care in effecting proper due diligence prior to a purchase, and warranties/ indemnities are a crucial element of any Share or Asset Purchase Agreement. Pauline Lépissier and Prasan Modasia explore the importance of these aspects of a share or asset sale from the perspectives of a seller and buyer, and what happens when they go wrong.