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VWV's Birmingham Office Expands Its Commercial Property Team

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Andrew Tubbs has joined our Commercial Property team in Birmingham as a Partner.

Andrew Tubbs and Simon Heald

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Interpretation of Government Housing Policy to Be Appealed in the Supreme Court

Friday, 05 August 2016

A controversial Court of Appeal decision setting out the meaning of 'relevant policies for the supply of housing' in the government's National Planning Policy Framework ('NPPF') is set to be appealed before the Supreme Court.


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Recent Taxation Changes - How They Might Affect You

Friday, 22 July 2016

It's been a busy few years for tax professionals, in particular those who advise on property taxes.


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Explainer - lease registration

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

This article briefly explains the regime for lease registration, focusing particularly on aspects that are relevant to tenants of commercial premises. It explains which leases can and must be registered...


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Permitted Development Rights

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

The UK Government has introduced a new statutory instrument which came into force on 6 April 2016 and extends current Permitted Development Rights across England. These rights have...


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`Interest in property acquired through financial contributions made "towards the house"

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

The recent Court of Appeal case of Liden v Burton [2016] shows that someone can acquire an interest in their unmarried partner's house even if their financial contribution to the home is documented as rent.


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Good faith clauses in development agreements

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Development agreements frequently contain a clause to act with 'good faith'. It is often difficult, however, to ascertain the meaning of 'good faith' and the obligations and duties imposed on the contracting parties.


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Ordinary Share Capital and Entrepreneurs' Relief

Monday, 04 April 2016

In Castledine v Revenue and Customs Commissioners it was determined that shares may fall within the definition of ordinary share capital contained in section 989 of the Income Tax Act 2007


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In the case of a breach of warranty, what does it mean to be "aware of the matter"?

Monday, 04 April 2016

In Hut Group Ltd v Nobahar-Cookson it was decided that the buyer in a share purchase agreement triggered the start of the contractual time limit for warranty claims only when it became aware of the existence of its claim.


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When does an agreement become legally binding?

Friday, 01 April 2016

The court decided in Jas Financial Products LLP v ICAP Plc that an oral agreement between parties was not sufficiently established to constitute a legally binding agreement.


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The Importance of Being Earnest - Damages for Misrepresentation

Monday, 22 February 2016

The recent case of Greenridge Luton One Ltd v Kempton Investments Ltd demonstrates the importance of honesty and accuracy in property transactions.


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Councils Under Pressure as Deadline for Local Plans Grows Teeth

Monday, 22 February 2016

In July 2015, Planning Minister Brandon Lewis announced that he would intervene where councils fail to develop a local plan by early 2017. It is only now becoming clear what the implications will be for failure to meet this deadline.


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Right to Rent - Landlords to Check Tenants' Immigration Status

Thursday, 18 February 2016

From 1 February 2016, landlords have to check tenants have a right to rent property in the UK.


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Landlords - Could you be Caught by the Extension of HMO Licensing?

Thursday, 18 February 2016

In recent years, the government has appeared to be keen to overhaul the private rental sector.


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Explainer - Options and Conditional Contracts

Thursday, 18 February 2016

Two different types of agreement to consider when developing land.