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.
“What happens to a tenancy when a tenant dies?” is one of the most common questions posed on our advice line. Samantha Grix will take you through the key legal principles and how they can be applied in practice.
Donna McCarthy and Lee Russell will take you through the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the safeguards put in place by the Civil Procedure Rules to ensure that a person who lacks litigation capacity in Court Proceedings has a litigation friend in place.
Mark London, Nick Billingham, Yaasica Hamilton-Haye, Andrew Mellor, and Steve Cooper share their thoughts on the new Building Safety Bill and Fire Safety Bill, which when implemented will introduce a series of significant obligations and duties in relation to both high-risk buildings alongside all multi-storey multi-occupancy buildings.
Join us for our 6 monthly Housing Management & Property Litigation Update. Despite lockdown continuing, developments in housing law and policy continue apace. In this session Nick Billingham, Katie Grohmann, and Beatrice Gallivan will be reviewing forthcoming policy and legislative change, bringing you our usual Case-law Update, and reviewing current COVID restrictions on housing cases.
In this webinar, Rebecca Brady and Ayesha Herath cover the landlord’s obligations and duties in respect of housing repair and maintenance. They also discuss the Pre-Action Protocol for Housing Conditions, and what a landlord needs to do if it receives a Letter of Claim threatening proceedings.
On 4 May 2021, the Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space) comes into force – this Webinar will look at the potential impact of this upon Registered Providers. Anna Bennett will further discuss the impact of existing bankruptcy orders on rent recovery and possession claims.
Zoe McClean-Wells and Katie Grohmann will cover how tenure affects rent recovery, the Pre-Action Protocol for Rent Arrears, what notices must be served, issuing proceedings, and the best way to prepare for court.
In this webinar, Rebecca Brady and Ayesha Herath in our Housing Management & Property Litigation team provide a reminder on the current position regarding notice requirements on statutory grounds for possession, the overall arrangements for possession claims, and the current temporary stay on evictions.
Nick Billingham, Samantha Grix, and Christian Barnes discuss post-Brexit UK data protection, 2020 case-law review, and practical tips for dealing with data protection damages claims.
Presented in conjunction with Tpas, Nick Billingham and Lee Russell discuss the Building Safety Bill. This will require those managing or owning higher-risk buildings to put in place resident engagement strategies which will allow residents to obtain information and be consulted about matters and decisions affecting the safety of their building.
In this webinar Anna Bennett will present the technical differences between statutory secure or assured tenancies and licences. Anna will also discuss when appropriate to use the different tenure types and what it means for landlords when looking to enforce obligations under those agreements.
This webinar will focus on the policies, procedures, and regulations of money laundering. James Dunn will discuss due diligence, identification checks, source of funds checks, and what to do if you have a suspicion of money laundering.