Housing

Caring for the carers…

There is much in the media about the London housing crisis and the need for essential frontline nursing staff. So, one might expect landlords and local authorities to keep this in mind when housing a member of the caring professions. However, as is often the case, common sense does not always prevail and in 2016…

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Do you wish to end your business lease early?

The start of a new year often means a few key decisions need to be made about your business. A growing business may need to find bigger premises, and a business that is struggling may wish to reduce overheads and downsize. Moving premises will mean bringing your business lease to an early end. Ending a…

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When does your business lease expire?

Business owners can often be so occupied managing the day-to-day activities of their company, that it can be easy to lose sight of less urgent matters such as the fact that the lease for their premises may be due to expire in a year or so. However, if they wish to remain in the same…

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Family saved from eviction over 8 years after possession order

When the housing team at Miles & Partners received an order giving a landlord permission to issue a warrant for the eviction of one of our clients, our swift response enabled the family to remain in their home and recover their legal costs. Background This was a case where a landlord tried to evict a…

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