Towards a new normal? Possession Claims in the Brave New World by Michael Singleton

The government has confirmed that the stay that has been in place on virtually all possession claims will not be the subject to a further extension.

Accordingly, as from 23 August[1]  existing claims will be able to proceed and new claims can be issued and served.

At present[2] there is no guidance or information as to how these claims will be managed. However, we can be confident that it will not be ‘business as usual’. This article aims to consider what advisors can do now and in the short-term to put their clients at an advantage or at least are not at a disadvantage.

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[1] A Sunday, perhaps the intimidated ‘extended hours’ are being pre-figured!
[2] 20 July 2020