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704, 2022

Can commercial rent debts as a result of the pandemic now be recovered?

In April 2020, the Government announced measures to protect the UK high street from aggressive rent collection and closure in respect of commercial property.  Two years later, the measures have been relaxed but strict ...

1608, 2021

Business Interruption Insurance Claims

As we approach “business as usual”, what losses can you claim? A year has passed and the United Kingdom slowly starts to move forward with the easing of lockdown.  This is great news for ...

2804, 2021

World Health and Safety at Work Day – 28 April 2021

World Health & Safety at Work Day - 28 April 2021 Since 2003, the International Labour Organisation has been observing The World Day for Health and Safety at Work in its annual campaign to ...

3006, 2020

What is a Yuzu Order?

Yuzu Hair & Beauty Limited v Selvathiraviam [2019] EWHC 772 (Ch) Zacaroli J sitting in the Chancery Division of the High Court of Justice granted a dissolved company which had been struck off the ...

505, 2020

Coronavirus and Commercial Property

On 23 April 2020, the Government announced new measures to protect the UK high street from aggressive rent collection and closure. The Government has temporarily restricted the use of Statutory Demands and Winding-up Petitions ...

1604, 2020

Settlement Agreements and Protected Conversations

In these highly unusual and worrying times, more and more employers are issuing their employees with Settlement Agreements. These agreements are often offered to an employee following a ‘Protected Conversation’. What are Settlement Agreements? ...

1504, 2020

Coronavirus Furlough Scheme

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON FURLOUGH The Treasury has issued an important direction to HMRC for making payments under the Furlough Scheme. Whilst this may be subject to yet further amendment, this is likely to be ...

1404, 2020

Employment Law Changes from 6 April 2020

Given the unprecedented actions recently taken by the Chancellor in relation to Covid-19 such as the furlough scheme it would be easy to forget that there are other important employment Law changes that came ...

604, 2020

Bullying and harassment at work

In a recent case, a salesman who had been called a “fat ginger pikey” by his work colleagues lost his claim in the Employment Tribunal. The salesman brought a claim for harassment when, amongst ...

801, 2020

A practical guide to reducing bad debts

Kavita Rana, Solicitor & Partner at Edwards Duthie Shamash Download as PDF A practical guide to reducing bad debts How effective is your credit control? To what extent do you rely ...

2310, 2019

Reducing the Fire Risk

Kavita Rana, Solicitor & Partner at Edwards Duthie Shamash who are acting for a number of residents affected by the fire of the 9th June 2019. Reducing the Fire Risk ...

2305, 2019

Introducing Edwards Duthie Shamash

As Senior partner of Edwards Duthie Shamash, I am delighted to inform you that Edwards Duthie Shamash is to merge with another firm of solicitors, Steel & Shamash, in June 2019.

3004, 2019

London Legal Walk

On the 17th June, we're taking on 10K for justice at the 2019 London Legal sponsored walk.

2910, 2018

What is contentious probate?

Disputes concerning wills and inheritance can be tricky and sensitive. When a person dies, their estate is administered in accordance with their wishes in the will. If the deceased does not have a will and dies intestate, the Intestacy Rules govern the distribution of the estate.

108, 2018

Business leases explained

The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 governs business tenancies and has been in force for over 60 years, but what does the Act mean in the world of commercial leases?

407, 2018

The effect of Japanese Knotweed in the property market

Japanese Knotweed is one of the most invasive plants in the UK. It spreads rapidly and can grow up to 10cm a day. It is extremely difficult to eradicate from land and can penetrate foundations, concrete hardstanding and walls, causing considerable damage. The Government has estimated that eradicating it from the UK would cost £2.6 billion.

110, 2017

Introducing Albert George

Edwards Duthie Shamash are very pleased to announce that Albert George has decided to join us as a Consultant

1409, 2017

The cost of disrepair

Is a dilapidations covenant on the lease of a commercial property usual?

1407, 2017

Extending the lease on a property

A new lease Kavita Rana, a solicitor at Edwards Duthie Shamash on extending the lease on a property The demand for new homes in London and Essex is becoming more and more ...

903, 2017

Full Steam Ahead

Edwards Duthie Shamash solicitor Kavita Rana on her journey into law and why she loves working in a company with history Kavita Rana knew she wanted to be a solicitor at 14 ...

1607, 2013

Mental Capacity Challenge to a Deathbed Codicil

Kavita Rana, solicitor at Edwards Duthie Shamash (pictured above) and Nick Macleish, consultant at the firm, represented Pauline Greaves. In Digest: • The judgment reiterated the court's reluctance to allow ...

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