Property Litigation

Property Litigation

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.

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.

Property Litigation

Property disputes are often an unavoidable consequence of operating in the real estate market. They are costly, time consuming and could have a serious impact on your organisation. It is therefore vital that professional advice is taken at the earliest opportunity and we have a team of property litigation experts who can help.

Our lawyers expertly balance all available legal remedies against commercial realities and have a desire to resolve disputes quickly, cost effectively and in a way that most benefits the client.

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