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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Electricity shortage in West London Boroughs is a further blow for housing delivery
The Greater London Authority (GLA) have recently warned about further restrictions on the approval or implementation of planning permission in the London Boroughs of Ealing, Hounslow and Hillingdon.
Building Safety Act – Leaseholder owned buildings and the Government’s Call for Evidence
The Government has published a Call for Evidence for Leaseholder-owned buildings over 11m or five storeys high with relevant defects.
Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022
New regulations for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms are coming into force on 1 October 2022. The regulations update the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (England) Regulations 2015.
The ins and outs of Option Agreements
Katie Fung, a Partner in our Real Estate and Project department, takes a closer look at the ins and outs of Option Agreements.
Building Safety Act and the extension to limitation periods
The Government’s response to the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy and the recommendations of the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety conducted by Dame Hackitt has led to myriad changes in legislation affecting the construction industry.
The levelling up agenda – what’s the future?
The concept of levelling up was first introduced in the Conservative 2019 manifesto.  The original concept was linked to the Conservative Party’s promise to listen to people who had felt left behind by decades of economic growth. 
Devonshires’ Debt Recovery Portal – instruct us online
Our Devonshires’ Debt Recovery Portal provides our clients with 24/7 access and the ability to produce letters of demand at their own convenience for a fast, efficient and effective means of recovering monies.
Preparing your contracts for the anticipated transparency requirements following the draft Social Housing (Regulation) Bill
This briefing focusses on the anticipated introduction of standards relating to information and transparency.
Electrical Safety in the Social Rented Sector: Consultation and Call for Evidence
In the 2020 Social Housing White Paper, the Government committed to consult on measures to ensure that social homes are safe in respect of electrical safety.
Service of the Claim Form Out of the Jurisdiction – The ‘Golden Rule’ of Full and Frank Disclosure in Without Notice Applications
Devonshires were recently instructed to apply to strike out a service out application in the case of Al-Otaibi and Others v Sloane International Developments 1 Ltd and Others.
Martlet Homes v Mulalley: The Court Rules on Cladding
Our latest briefing considers the High Court judgment in Martlet Homes Limited v Mulalley & Co Ltd [2022] EWHC 1813 (TCC).
The Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022
The seemingly relentless introduction of new legislation and regulation continues with the Fire Safety (England) Regulations (“FSR”) which come into force in January 2023.