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Devonshires act for L&Q on the issue of Sustainability-Linked Bonds
We are delighted to have acted for L&Q on the issue of their Sustainability-Linked Bonds.
Devonshires strengthens Corporate and Governance team with new Partner hire
Housing specialist Matthew Waters has joined our Corporate & Governance team.
Update on Residential Property Development Tax – application to Registered Providers
We recently commented on the draft legislation Residential Property Developer Tax in an article by Inside Housing. Since the publication of that article, the position of Registered Providers (RPs) has been clarified.
Devonshires retain 100% of their newly qualified Solicitors for the third year running
We are  delighted to have been able to retain 100% of our newly qualified solicitors for the third year running.
Recent developments concerning ground rents – Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) action
The CMA has written to Countryside and Taylor Wimpey outlining its specific concerns that their use of lease terms that double the ground rent every 10 or 15 years breaks consumer protection law.
Ban on commercial evictions extended to 30 June 2021
The Government has announced that the ban on commercial evictions has been extended to 30 June 2021.
Devonshires Launch Virtual After School Club
We have been keeping the children of our staff entertained with the introduction of a weekly virtual after school club for under-12s.
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 act for Platform Housing Group on the establishment of a £1bn Euro Medium Term Note programme
We are delighted to have acted for Platform Housing Group on the establishment of a £1bn Euro Medium Term Note programme.
Devonshires Leeds Office celebrates its fourth Anniversary
Happy Anniversary to our Leeds office, which is celebrating its fourth anniversary tomorrow!
Devonshires awarded with Banking & Finance Law award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards
We are delighted to have been awarded with the Banking & Finance Law award at the Yorkshire Legal Awards, whose virtual ceremony took place on 15th December.
AGM Deadline Extension
Regulations come into force on 29 September 2020, extending the temporary arrangements for AGMs of companies and CBSs.