Feature: Flat owners caught in mortgage trap

The Grenfell fire tragedy of June 2017, in which 72 people died, has highlighted fire safety issues with thousands of blocks of flats, exposed decades of lax building controls, and shone a light on a construction sector that focused on building properties fast and cheap. The fire spread quickly […] Click here to view original…

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Over 25% of FSO prosecutions involve domestic premises

In his final article reviewing cases prosecuted under the Fire Safety Order, Fire Safety Lawyer Warren Spencer has revealed that over a quarter of all prosecutions brought under the order since 2009 involve an element of domestic living, despite the Order not being intended to apply to domestic premises. The impact of the Grenfell Tower…

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Webinar: Sky High Cladding costs – Are you at Risk?

Sky High Cladding Issues & Risks Webinar - April 2020

In this webinar, Barristers Simon Allison and Brooke Lyne from Landmark Chambers and David Marsden, Property Litigation Partner at Freeths covered: What exactly is the issue with cladding? Who bears the costs: Landlord, Tenants, Developer? What are the Government doing? What other options are there? What is the likely future of such claims? Slides:

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