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Exciting Times at SLC Solicitors

Posted on 02/12/2015

It’s been a busy six months since I started as Head of Business Development with SLC in June. One of my first projects was to oversee the launch of our new website. With over 4,000 visitors and 10,000 page views every month this now serves as a fantastic shop window for the all the expertise […]

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SLC Welcomes It’s Newest Members!

Posted on 02/12/2015

Emma Cooper joined SLC in August 2015 with 4 years previous experience in arrears recovery. She has recently completed her Legal Practice Course after gaining a first class degree in Criminology. Emma is an active committee member of the Junior Lawyers Division, Shropshire. In her spare time she enjoys renovating her sandstone cottage, and spending […]

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SLC on All Things ARMA

Posted on 02/12/2015

ARMA AGM and ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2015 We were delighted to sponsor this event once again and to give our continued support to Arma. The event was a big success and particularly well-attended by fellow property professionals giving everyone a chance to network and keep abreast of the latest news and updates. We thoroughly enjoyed the […]

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Our Principal solicitor, Neil Shearing reflects on Chancellor George Osbourne’s 3% Levy for Buy to Let

Posted on 02/12/2015

Stamp duty for Buy to Let investors and second home buyers will rise by an extra three percentage points from next April.  I believe this could put pressure on BTL investors to increase rents to retrieve the additional purchase costs involved but may create a market whereby new BTL investors fall away to allow first-time […]

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Chaplair Limited v Kumari [2015] EWCA Civ 798 – A Welcome Decision for Landlords

Posted on 26/11/2015

When it comes to reclaiming the costs of pursuing unpaid service charges and rents, the often outdated British legal structure has historically disallowed landlords and their agents or representatives from claiming associated costs. This is because the small claims track, to which the majority of such cases are typically allocated, generally prevents cost recovery under […]

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SLC shortlisted for Legal Services Award

Posted on 13/11/2015

We are delighted to announce that for the seventh year running, we have been shortlisted for the Legal Services Award at New on the Block’s Property Management Awards 2015-16. These awards are well recognised within the property management industry and recognise both individuals and companies nationwide. In order to meet the required criteria, we have […]

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Residential Property Management – Autumn Roundup

Posted on 11/11/2015

Right to Rent – What Landlords Need to Know In February 2016, one of the biggest changes to tenancy law in living memory comes into force, with the introduction of the ‘Right to Rent’.   Landlords of properties in Birmingham, Walsall, Sandwell, Dudley and Wolverhampton are no strangers to this new law, having had to […]

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Important Information: Assured Shorthold Tenancies

Posted on 01/10/2015

The Assured Shorthold Tenancy Notices and Prescribed Requirements (England) Regulations 2015 came into force today (1st October 2015) outlining information that must be served in respect of all new or renewed tenancies. It is important that you are aware of any changes that may affect you in order to remain compliant. In relation to the […]

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Welcome to SLC Solicitors

Posted on 10/08/2015

We are proud to welcome you to our new, responsive website. Founded in 2006, we have continued to evolve with a continuous key goal to help and support our clients with information and assistance covering a wide expanse of legal services within the property management sector nationwide. Our online presence has always been aimed at providing […]

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Important Court of appeal judgment on Right to Manage for multiple buildings within an estate.

Posted on 23/04/2015

There have been several cases concerning whether an RTM company can claim RTM for more than one building in an estate. The LVT and UT had variously decided the matter but the Court of Appeal have now made a decision in the case of Triplerose Ltd v 90 Broomfield Road RTM Company Limited [2015] EWCA […]

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