The advantages and pitfalls of Section 21 notices for an AST

Section 21 notices for AST

As of 2014-15, there were almost two million private landlords in the UK, letting almost five million properties, from which over 20,000 evictions took place in one year; this equates Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Nov 14th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Property fraud in Dreamvar (UK) Limited v Mishcon De Reya

Property fraud and Dreamvar (UK) Limited v Mishcon De Reya

The case of Dreamvar (UK) Limited v Mishcon De Reya has attracted significant coverage following the court’s ruling that the law firm Mishcon de Reya was liable for the financial Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Nov 13th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Flight cancellation compensation: what are your rights when an airline goes bust?

Ryanair’s cancellation of thousands of flights over the winter hit the headlines this summer but the recent announcement that Monarch Airlines has gone into administration hit some passengers even harder. Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Nov 9th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Know your rights under the Consumer Rights Act

Consumer rights act

The Consumer Rights Act 2015 came into force on 1 October that year. The act applies to England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland (with the exception of section 27).  It Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Oct 10th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Flight delays, cancellation and denied boarding: what are my rights?

Flight delays, cancellation and denied boarding

The recent British Airways IT failure that caused extensive flight delays and cancellations is likely to lead to a flood of legal claims. It is a complicated area of law, Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Jul 24th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

Legal recourse for BA delays

Legal recourse for BA delays

With nearly 200,000 passengers having faced flight disruption due to British Airways (BA) IT failure, many people may be unaware of your legal rights. European legislation affords protection to passengers Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Jun 7th, 2017 by Lyons Davidson

The importance of statements in the Sellers Property Information Form

When in the throes of a house move, it is vital that anyone selling their home understands the importance of providing accurate and honest replies to the standard questions raised Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Aug 27th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Japanese knotweed: untangling the law around fallopia japonica

Growing up to ten centimetres a day during summer, Japanese knotweed is one of the most invasive plants in the United Kingdom and is considered one of the world’s 100 Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Aug 25th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Pursuing claims for damage covered by the Party Wall etc. Act 1996

Final judgment was handed down by the court in (1) Anita Bridgland (2) Anthony Bridgland v Earlsmead Estates Ltd [2016] EWHC B9 (TCC) in April this year and its impact on Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Off the wall!

Not only is ‘Off the Wall’ a reference to one of the most well-known albums in popular culture, for property litigation lawyers it can signify the beginning of a dispute Read more…

read more >>

Posted on Aug 1st, 2016 by Lyons Davidson