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Capital Projects and Letters of Intent - the Risks to Avoid

Friday, 23 June 2017

What should you be doing to make the construction process as smooth and timely as possible?

Capital Projects and Letters of Intent - the Risks to Avoid

Articles & Blogs Public Sector Real Estate

When is Development Within the 'Setting' of a Heritage Property?

Monday, 03 July 2017

The phrase "[this house] is considered one of the finest houses of its period in the country" ought to ring alarm bells when an application for housing development is made, especially when applied to a Grade I listed, C18th Palladian Mansion.

When is Development Within the 'Setting' of a Heritage Property?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Landowners - Have You Registered Your Land?

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

The system of land registration in this country was introduced in 1925. Different parts of the country became compulsorily registerable at different times and it was not until 2003 that it became compulsory for the whole country.

Landowners - Have You Registered Your Land?

Articles & Blogs Conveyancing Property Litigation Real Estate

A Brush With the Law - Painted Properties and the Planning Acts

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Can your local planning authority compel you to repaint a 'garish' property?

A Brush With the Law - Painted Properties and the Planning Acts

Articles & Blogs Property Litigation Real Estate

Can You Own a River Bed Simply by Mooring Your Boat?

Thursday, 18 May 2017

You might know a bit about the law of adverse possession, otherwise known as 'squatters' rights'.

Can You Own a River Bed Simply by Mooring Your Boat?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Construction Law Update - NEC Kids On The Block

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Hot on the heels of the new suite of JCT Contracts that were released steadily over the course of the last year, an updated suite of New Engineering Contracts (NEC) have just been announced and are set to be released this summer.

Construction Law Update - NEC Kids On The Block

Articles & Blogs Property Litigation Real Estate

Licences for Occupation - Is Your Licence Agreement Actually a Lease?

Thursday, 27 April 2017

A ruling in the recent case of Camelot Property Management Limited and another v Roynon is likely to have significant...

Licences for Occupation - Is Your Licence Agreement Actually a Lease?

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Should I Purchase My Commercial Premises Through a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP)?

Thursday, 27 April 2017

The decision whether to own or rent your premises depends on countless factors, and you may well have a strong opinion as to which is better for your business.

Should I Purchase My Commercial Premises Through a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP)?

Articles & Blogs Pharma & Life Sciences Real Estate

Director Ends Up Personally Liable After Unclear Contract Conditions - What You Need to Consider When Drafting a Contract

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

One of the key points in any contract is to identify who are the parties to the contract. In this case, it all went horribly wrong for the director, as he ended up personally liable.

Director Ends Up Personally Liable After Unclear Contract Conditions - What You Need to Consider When Drafting a Contract

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Real Estate

NHSPS Lease Regularisation Programme and Increased Service Charges

Tuesday, 02 May 2017

Many GP practices around the country occupying buildings owned by NHS Property Services Ltd (NHSPS) have received updated NHSPS Charging Schedules, dramatically increasing their property costs.

NHSPS Lease Regularisation Programme and Increased Service Charges

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Real Estate

Should I Purchase My Dental Surgery Premises Through a Self-Invested Personal Pension?

Monday, 20 March 2017

The decision whether to own or rent your premises depends on countless factors, and you may well have a strong opinion as to which is better for your practice.

Should I Purchase My Dental Surgery Premises Through a Self-Invested Personal Pension?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Real Estate

When Do You Need a Lease of Your Surgery?

Thursday, 02 March 2017

The question of when a GP partnership should put a lease of the surgery in place comes up frequently, usually where the makeup of the group of partners (or former partners) who own the surgery is not the same as the medical partners.

When Do You Need a Lease of Your Surgery?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Real Estate

Third Party Occupiers Within GP Surgery Premises

Thursday, 02 March 2017

Letting out a room in your surgery can help generate income and improve the services available to patients. Many GPs, as well as other healthcare professionals do this frequently and there are important considerations to bear in mind before letting a TPO.

Third Party Occupiers Within GP Surgery Premises

Articles & Blogs Real Estate

Are landlords' expenses on flats always recoverable?

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

A recent decision of the Court of Appeal as to exactly what a tenant has to pay in respect of a service charge will be of concern to both landlords and tenants.

Are landlords' expenses on flats always recoverable?

Articles & Blogs Private Client Property Litigation Real Estate

6 Things Landowners Should Know to Avoid a Boundary Dispute

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

Would you spend thousands of pounds fighting your neighbour in court over ownership of a fence or repair obligations for a wall?

6 Things Landowners Should Know to Avoid a Boundary Dispute