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12/05/2020
These Regulations came into force on 1 June 2020 (England only) introduce another important element to the long list of landlords’ legal...
01/04/2020
In these extraordinary times landlords and tenants may want or need to reconsider the terms of their existing residential tenancy agreements. This...
14/06/2019
There have been many legislative developments over recent years that impact residential landlords. The CLA takes steps to keep members updated as...
06/06/2019
Residential landlords should note that the Government has updated the mandatory form of section 21 notice and the obligatory "How to Rent" guide that...
21/03/2019
The Tenant Fees Act will come into force on 1st June 2019.  Royal Assent was granted on 12th February 2019.  It will apply to England only at the...

National Legal Advisers

Andrew Gillett
Chief Legal Adviser
Andrew studied law at Reading University and has been with the CLA as a solicitor since 2010 answering members legal queries and taking part in...
CLA National Access Adviser Sophie Dwerryhouse
National Access Adviser
Sophie is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and joins us from mfg solicitors where she worked in the Agricultural, Residential...
Roger Tetlow
Senior Legal Adviser
Roger qualified as a Solicitor in 1985 and spent the first nine years of his career working as a property lawyer in private practice in Wiltshire and...
Roberta Sacaloff
Senior Legal Adviser
Roberta is a solicitor with over 30 years’ experience and has been working for the CLA since 2003. She trained in the City and, as well as working in...
Helen Shipsey
Senior Legal Adviser
Called to the Bar in 1991, in Chambers until 1997 when she joined the CLA. Helen Shipsey specialises in advice on grazing tenancies, agricultural...
Harry Flanagan
Senior Legal Adviser
Harry is a Solicitor with nearly 20 years’ experience advising CLA members on their legal queries. She trained in the City (and Madrid) and then...
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