Firm news

Selling a business? Make sure you clear out any skeletons first
Our corporate solicitors explain how they can help you to prepare for buyer due diligence when you plan to sell your business
Have your say as rent arrears ‘holiday’ deadline looms
With the existing prohibitions on forfeiture, CRAR proceedings and winding-up petitions end on 30 June 2021, the Government have launched a consultation for commercial property stakeholders, on their views and options on how rent arrears should addressed and dealt with.
New stamp duty surcharge from 1st of April 2021
From 1st April 2021, all “non-UK residents” purchasing a residential property in England & Northern Ireland, will be subject to a 2% Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge. This will not apply to property Scotland and Wales.
Review of code impacting property and mobile masts
The Electronic Communication Code came into force on 28 December 2017, the main purpose of the Code was to make it easier to improve connectivity
How does the new lockdown affect you?
It would be fair to say that 2020 has been a year of uncertainty in the commercial rental market however, although it’s a new year, there seem to be new uncertainties
Commercial Property Forfeiture and Rent Recovery Restrictions
The Government has now announced further extensions of COVID-19 protections for commercial Tenants
Commercial Property Rent Arrears Legislation
The Government has announced that it will be extending the restrictions on the ability of landlords to recover rent arrears from tenants
Landlord and Tenant Covid-19 Questions
There are still a lot of uncertainties and with the Government currently amending legislation on an almost daily basis.
Commercial Rent Practices During COVID-19
The majority of Landlord and Tenants have been pragmatic and worked well together in relation agreements and debt management for commercial properties.
Effects of COVID-19 on Residential Possession Proceedings
So the much anticipated Coronavirus Bill became law on 25 March 2020 (now called the Coronavirus Act 2020) and despite the hype about the government introducing a complete ban on evictions for 3 months and additional protection for renters affected by coronavirus, the final law is significantly watered down.
How do I manage my Commercial Rent during the Covid-19 lockdown?
As all businesses seek to manage cash flow during the Covid-19 crisis over the coming weeks and months, commercial tenants could look at how and when they make their payments of annual rent to their landlords.
Meeting you virtually - How to get in touch during Covid-19
At BMTC Law we pride ourselves on our personal service - we are normally used to meeting our clients face to face, either in the office or their place of work/home.
Commercial Clients Advice and Assistance on the impact of Covid-19
In the last few weeks various clients have requested information and advice on various matters. Below is a precis of the current advice we can give subject to Government Policies.
NN Pulse Magazine Article - Wills and Probate
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Break Clauses in Leases
A break clause can be included in a commercial lease to allow a particular party (a landlord or a tenant), to terminate the lease early.
BMTC takes part in the Northampton Legal 10K Walk
Early in October a group of staff from BMTC took part in the Northampton Legal 10K Walk
BMTC hosts Macmillan Coffee Morning 2019
BMTC staff and Partners held their now famous MacMillan coffee morning on the 4th of October 2019.
Gardeners World Live Show has started today at the NEC
BMTC Law sponsors Marie Curie border at the NEC
BMTC are supporting Marie Curie at the NEC from 13th to 16th July at Gardeners World Live
Partners Sue Owens and Clare de Banke presenting Marie Curie's CEO Matthew Reed with sponsorship cheque
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