Coronavirus News

Redundancy and Divorce: Jefferies Advises Couples Affected by Job Loss

Posted on August 25, 2020

At Jefferies, we are here for all couples considering a divorce or dissolution and can advise you on all aspects of your life that may be affected in the event of a redundancy. Here, our Divorce Department offers answers and guidance for everyone who finds themselves in this situation.

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6 Months notice now required

Breaking News: 6 Months’ Notice Required When Serving a Possession Notice

Posted on August 21, 2020

After updates in the Coronavirus Act, new changes suggest that landlords will now have to give tenants at least 6 months’ notice when seeking to regain possession of a rented property.

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Ban on Evictions post COVID-19

Breaking News: The Ban on Evictions Will Now Extend Beyond 23 August 2020

Posted on August 21, 2020

The lift of the ban on evictions was due to take place on 23 August, however, there has been a ‘U-turn’ with the ban set to remain in full force for a further 4 weeks. Find out more here.

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Landlord Reactivation

Reactivating Possession Proceedings Stayed as a Result of COVID-19

Posted on August 14, 2020

In anticipation of the ban on evictions being lifted on 23 August, Victoria Scott guides landlords through the process of reactivating existing possession proceedings.

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Video Witnessed Wills

Legal Update: Wills Can Now Be Witnessed Online

Posted on August 05, 2020

The Government updated guidance on the creation of Wills as a response to the Coronavirus pandemic, by introducing legislation to allow people to use video-conferencing technology to witness a Will. How will this affect the way Wills are made? 

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Returning to Work after Lockdown

Release of Lockdown and Returning Employees to the Workplace

Posted on August 04, 2020

Following changes in Government guidance, more employers are asking staff to come back to the workplace. But what are your obligations as an employer if staff are reluctant or unwilling to return?

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Impact of COVID-19 on Divorce

Coming out of COVID-19: What This Means for You

Posted on July 29, 2020

Our Family Law Solicitor, Farah Naz, assesses how COVID-19 has impacted family relationships – specifically marriages – and how Jefferies can help you through this tough time.

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Ban on Evictions post COVID-19

An Extension of the Ban on Evictions – What Does This Mean for Landlords?

Posted on June 25, 2020

Due to the impact of Coronavirus, landlords have to give increased notice when serving possession notices upon residential tenants, with the ban on evictions now extended until 23 August. Victoria Scott assesses what this means for landlords here.

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Moving Home Now Allowed – Key Advice

Posted on May 14, 2020

Whilst we haven’t stopped, the property market is now back up and running and we are here to help. Get in touch if you would like to discuss any matters with our team.

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