Emails as contracts

This article taken with thanks from the Painsmith Solicitors blog. Original article here In University of Plymouth v European Language Centre Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 784 the Court decided that in legally binding e-mail correspondence it is essential to have an unequivocal...

Statutory Periodic Tenancy

Introduction A statutory periodic tenancy is what happens to an assured or assured shorthold tenancy when the tenancy ends. One important note is that if the tenancy has a term to the effect that the tenancy continues as a periodic tenancy after the end of the fixed...

Rental Periods for Student Tenancy Agreement

When letting to a student, often a landlord wishes to make the rent payable at the same times as the student loans are paid. We have therefore produced a replacement front page for our tenancy agreements allowing a landlord to allocate the rent in three payments....
Principle Home and “Residing with”

Principle Home and “Residing with”

Islington LBC v Freeman [2009] EWCA Civ 536 Waller, Longmore and Jacob L.JJ. Note: This case will only have minor  effect on assured shorthold tenancies In 1999, the defendant’s father was granted a secure tenancy of a flat by the local authority. At that time, the...