Housing

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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Simon Marciniak comments on pro bono plans for Grenfell Tower residents

Simon Marciniak, partner and leading housing law specialist at Miles & Partners in London, was asked to comment in The Law Society Gazette on plans to formalise a scheme by housing law practitioners to provide free legal advice to those displaced by the Grenfell Tower fire in London. Speaking in his capacity as Chair of the…

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Lou Crisfield called upon as expert witness for APPGEH inquiry

Lou Crisfield, housing caseworker at Miles & Partners Solicitors in East London, has been invited to give evidence as a witness to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Ending Homelessness (APPGEH) inquiry into domestic violence and homelessness at the Houses of Parliament on 26 April. Following research which found that many people who experience domestic…

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