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Happy Anniversary to our Leeds Office
Happy Anniversary to our Leeds Office which today celebrates two years since its opening.
Is your tall building safe? – A checklist to comply with new Government Guidance
Mark London, Matthew Cocklin and Conor Rodgers consider what practical steps owners of tall buildings should take to comply with Advice Note 14.
Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018
The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill passed its Third Reading in the House of Lords on 19 December 2018 and became an Act on the 20 December 2018.
Devonshires Appoints Chief Operating Officer
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Duncan Edwards as Chief Operating Officer. This appointment reinforces Devonshires’ ongoing commitment to ensure that we continue to provide our existing and our future clients with truly excellent legal services and advice throughout the UK and beyond. Having grown considerably in size over the last three years
Summary of Devonshires’ Comments on the Social Housing Green Paper
Read our response to the Social Housing Green Paper.
IT’S THE LAW: Best, reasonable and all reasonable endeavours – FOR SALE: One grandmother
Click here to read our Briefing in PDF format Just do it Many (probably most) obligations in contracts are absolute. For example: ‘the buyer will pay to the seller the purchase price on the completion date’. That means, with limited exceptions, that if the obligation is not complied with then the defaulting party will be