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Housing Possession Mediation Pilot Scheme
MHCLG has now published their guidance for the new housing possession mediation service, announced earlier this year.
AI Roundtable jointly hosted with One Consulting – Key Discussion Points
How can using AI technology improve the customer experience and what impact will this have on the management of homes in the future?
Devonshires Leeds Office celebrates its fourth Anniversary
Happy Anniversary to our Leeds office, which is celebrating its fourth anniversary tomorrow!
Double hire for Devonshires as Leeds expansion continues
Our Leeds office has recruited two new Solicitors to our growing team in the city.
Devonshires advise Heart of England HA (part of Orbit Group) on recent stock acquisition
We are delighted to have completed a stock acquisition on behalf of Heart of England HA (part of Orbit Group) from Bromford Group.
Devonshires trio promoted to partner
We are delighted to announce that we have promoted three lawyers to partner, taking the total number of partners at the firm to 41.
Devonshires maintains 100% newly-qualified retention rate for two years running
Devonshires maintains 100% newly-qualified retention rate for two years running.
Devonshires secure two new rankings in Legal 500 Guide
The most recent Legal 500 directory has been published, and we are delighted to have not only maintained our previous rankings, but secure two increased rankings.
COVID-19 update: Guidance for social landlords on essential moves published
The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government and Public Health England have jointly published guidance in respect of allocations and transfers during the COVID-19 lockdown period.
COVID-19: An Update on Possession Claims
The Courts may be limited in their ability to progress possession claims following the general stay introduced by Practice Direction 51Z which took effect on 27 March 2020.
Right to Rent survives the Court of Appeal
The Right to Rent Scheme requires landlords (including registered providers of social housing) to check the immigration status of tenants and potential tenants (and licensees).
The Coronavirus Act 2020
The provisions of the Coronavirus Act 2020 which relate to residential tenancies are now in force.