Residential property

Implications of the Tenant Fees Act 2019 for Landlords

The provisions of the Tenant Fees Act 2019 (the “Act”) came into force on 1 June 2019. The Act prohibits landlords from charging certain fees or requiring certain payments that are not specifically permitted by the Act (the “Ban”), and applies in relation to any tenancy agreement, student let or licence to occupy housing in the private rented sector. The Act does not require landlords to pay back any amounts that may have been charged before 1 June 2019.

How to protect the Bank of Mum and Dad

Parents have increasingly been relied upon as property prices increase with a recent report from Legal & General suggesting that over a quarter of all home buyers receive assistance from family or friends. However, when providing support to family members, few people are aware of the different options which may be available when considering how such support should be provided. These can include the following:

Cancelled: Help with Separation & Divorce Community Information Evening - Bath - 21.11.2019

Please note this event has now been cancelled.

The Stone King Personal Law team invites you to join us for our ‘Help with Separation & Divorce’ Community Coffee Morning & Information Evening.

Divorce or separation can be challenging so it’s important to take specialist advice to help you deal with the process in as straightforward a manner as possible. We have particular expertise that covers all the practical aspects of what divorce or separation law means. Join us on either date when our friendly legal experts will be able to answer your questions on how you can best support your loved ones, or guide you through this stressful time.  

This free information session will also be held on Tuesday 19 November - 10:30am - 1:00pm, to book your place on the evening event please click here.

Date & Location

Thursday 21 November 

The Bath & County Club,
Queen's Parade,
Bath,
BA1 2NJ

Timings

6.00pm: Registration
6.30pm: Start
8.30pm: Finish

Speakers

Members of the Family & Mediation Team.

Fee

This event is free of charge.

 

£0.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

Community Coffee Morning - Helping Your Family Climb The Property Ladder Community - Bath - 18.09.2019

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED - Please direct all enquiries to events@stoneking.co.uk

The Stone King Property Team invites you to join us for our Helping Your Family Climb The Property Ladder Community Community Coffee Morning.

We are all familiar with the term ‘Bank of Mum & Dad’ and a Lloyds Banking Group report says over a third of homeowners needed the financial support from their parents, grandparents or friends to help with buying their home. We can support you through this and advise you how to safeguard your money.

Date & Location

Wednesday 18 September 

BRLSI,
16 - 18 Queen Square,
Bath,
BA1 2HN

Timings

10.30am: Registration
11.00am: Start
1.00pm: Finish

Speakers

Members of the Residental Property Team

Fee

This event is free of charge.

 

£0.00
Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

National law firm Stone King secures major hires and announces raft of partner promotions

Stone King is delighted to announce that Julian Blake, formerly joint head of Charity and Social Enterprises at Bates Wells Braithwaite, and commercial property lawyer Caroline Taylor, formerly partner at Michelmores LLP, have joined the national law firm as partners. The firm has also made five new partner promotions across the business.

Michael King retires from Stone King after guiding the law firm for more than 40 years

After more than four decades with Stone King, having been instrumental in its growth and prosperity, Michael King is bidding a fond farewell and retiring from the national law firm.

Michael has led Stone King’s Charity & Social Enterprise Group, been Senior Partner and Chairman and been instrumental in driving the firm’s growth in London, having established its first office there in 1990.

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