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From thought leadership pieces to basic training resources, our lawyers regularly produce leaflets, briefings, newsletters and brochures. Our aim is to help keep our clients ahead of the curve.

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IT’S THE LAW: Meanwhile Uses – what have you got to lose?
We live in interesting times. People talk of a ‘new normal’. Looking forward to a new steady state - not necessarily a welcome one, but at least a landscape to get to grips with and within which to operate.
Update: Commercial Tenancies and Protection from eviction
On the 25th March we published an article outlining the restrictions on a landlord exercising forfeiture. Today we revisit this, and outline what landlords can do if a tenant is in default.
Planning for the Future: The New White Paper
In our new article, we the key principles of the proposed new planning system and consider whether they are a threat or an opportunity for affordable housing providers.
IT’S THE LAW: Notification of land disposals
This edition of IT’S THE LAW looks at how the notification procedure works. It is principally aimed at Private Registered Providers that are exempt charities.
Changes to the Planning Regime and Use Classes
In our new article, we provide an overview of the proposed new system, as well as an outline of the updated Use Classes Order and its impacts for landlords and developers.
Relaxing planning laws: Build, build, build…
By radically relaxing planning laws, the government hopes to kick start the building of thousands of new homes and create new jobs in the construction sector to help soften the economic impact of COVID-19.
IT’S THE LAW: Residential Lease Extensions
Lease Sir, can I have some more?
Buying or selling a care home: Preliminary legal issues to consider
This article highlights some of the key legal and structural considerations to bear in mind at the outset of any care home or care business acquisition and to help the process run as smoothly as possible.
Maintaining development with balanced exposure – Joint Ventures are demonstrating flexibility
The Government has been clear in its messages recently that the housing market is one of the key pillars of the economy and that ways to ensure delivery of new homes is essential.
When we meet again: Top 10 Things to think about in return from lockdown
The ‘end’ of lockdown is now on the horizon. That will throw up a whole new set of challenges. In this article Neil Toner, our Head of Real Estate, looks at his Top 10.  
Adapting to challenges of COVID-19: step-down & temporary accommodation
Many Registered Providers, Care Home Operators and other building owners have been approached to assist in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in various ways including permitting use of their buildings and facilities.
Continuing a development pipeline post COVID-19
Housing Associations are focusing their response to the outbreak on key priorities including keeping their residents safe, supporting their staff and working with their key stakeholders including local authorities and the NHS to support critical services.