AREAS OF PRACTICE

At Morgan Has Solicitors, we are skilled at dealing with both the contentious and non-contentious aspects of landlord and tenant law and ensure we remain up-to-date with the latest legal developments.

 

We offer advice and practical solutions on the following:

  • Lease negotiation
  • Lease renewal (contested and uncontested)
  • Assignments and sub-letting
  • Landlords’ consents
  • Rent reviews/rent recovery
  • Recovery of possession
  • Compensation claims
  • Forfeiture
  • Enforcement of covenants
  • Recovery of service charges
  • Leasehold enfranchisements
  • Evictions
  • Problem Tenants
  • Court Hearings
  • Advice on your rights and responsibilities under the tenancy agreement
  • Landlord’s responsibilities and what to do if the landlord breaches the agreement

RECENT LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

Recent Legal Developments

Strasbourg upholds right of British courts to impose whole-life terms

Whole-life tariffs are compatible with the European Convention on Human Rights and do not amount to ‘inhuman or degrading treatment’, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. The case was taken to Europe in 2008 by Arthur

Forced marriage now a crime

Forcing someone to marry against their will is now a criminal offence. New legislation introduced on 16 June 2014 by the government is designed to help people in England and Wales. It also applies to UK nationals overseas

Supreme Court dismisses ‘right to die’ appeal

The Supreme Court dismissed the right to die appeal brought by the wife of the late Tony Nicklinson and campaigner Paul Lamb in a landmark judgment today. The appellants claimed the prohibition on assisted suicide in section 2(1)

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