Webinars

Brethertons host a series of webinars to keep you abreast of changing legislation and industry hot topics.

The presentations will last 1 hour and are followed by the chance to ask questions, raise specific topics and share opinions. You need no special equipment other than a telephone with a hands free facility and a computer with an internet connection.

Upcoming webinars will be listed here - please check back to see what is coming up or if you would like to be added to our Webinar mailing list, please email your details to gotowebinar@brethertons.co.uk.

Understanding a Residential Lease

A two-hour video recording where detailed explanations are given by Brethertons lawyers explaining how residential leases work and how Property managers can interpret them.

Presented by: Roger Hardwick (Partner) , Dani Green (Senior Associate)

Date of Recording: February 2020

Subjects covered:

  • Form of leases
  • Ground rent
  • Landlords and RMC covenants
  • Tenants covenants
  • Service charges
  • Rights and reservations
  • Defective leases


Residential Law Legal Update 2021

In this 1-hour recording presented by Brethertonians; Roger Hardwick, Dani Green and Verity McMahon- comment on changes to the law and legal cases which impact the Property Management Sector.

Presented by: Roger Hardwick (Partner), Dani Green (Senior Associate) and Verity McMahon (Associate)

Date of Recording: May 2020

Subjects covered:

  • COVID-19 Update
  • Case law Update
  • Where we are now with building and fire safety
  • Where we are now with leasehold reform


Legal Update 2020

Presented by: Roger Hardwick (Partner) & Shaun Jardine (Commercial Director)

Date of Recording: January 2020

Subjects covered:

  • Enfranchisement
  • Tribunal appointed managers
  • Service charges
  • Applications to vary leases
  • Right to manage
  • Company Matters
  • Fire / Building Safety
  • Law Commission
  • Coming up ...


The following webinars are currently available to view by existing Brethertons Property Management Clients only. If you would like to view any of the following Property Management webinars, please email gotowebinar@brethertons.co.uk to request the links.

  1. Repairs, Improvements and Alterations  - Presented by Roger Hardwick - December 2018
  2. 10 Steps to Preparing for Crisis - Presented by Ben Foley & Kate Cousens (Director Bamboo by HM) - October 2019
  3. Recovering Your Service Charges - Presented by Ben Foley & David Richards - May 2019
  4. Service Charge Litigation - A View From The Steps Of The Court - Presented by Ben Foley & Iris Ferber (Barrister - 42 Bedford Row) - July 2019
  5. Challenging Insurance Provisions - Presented by Roger Hardwick - September 2015

 

 


A whistle Stop Tour of the SEN First Tier Tribunal

Presented by: Kim Lehal (Partner), Shaun Jardine (Commercial Director) & Aimee Fox (Barrister - 3PB)

Date of recording: January 2020

Subjects covered:

  • First Tier Tribunal (Special Educational Needs and Disability)
  • Legal Definition of Special
  • Educational Needs (Section 20)
  • Section 20
  • Refusal to Assess Appeals
  • Refusal to Issue an EHCP
  • Sen & Exclusions


Why make an LPA for Health and Welfare?

Date of recording: April 2021
Subjects covered:
  • Reminder of what an LPA is
  • What a Health & Welfare LPA does
  • Dangers of not having one in place
  • Letters of wishes


Attorneys and Gifting – it’s not just about Christmas

Date of recording: December 2020
Subjects covered:
  • What is gifting? It’s not just Christmas or birthdays
  • What is the situation where a donor has capacity and wants to make a gift?
  • What is the guidance from the Office of the Public Guardian?
  • “De minimis” gifts.
  • When do you need to apply to the Court of Protection?
  • What happens if you don’t comply with the guidance?  A brief look at consequences, penalties and a few interesting Court of Protection cases