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Implied Terms in Contracts - Legal Update

Thursday, 18 February 2016

The ongoing dispute between Marks & Spencer (M&S) and their landlord relating to repayment of rent after exercising a break clause was finally...


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Reforms to the Taxation of Non-UK Domiciled Individuals

Friday, 05 February 2016

In Summer Budget of 2015, the Chancellor announced three proposals intended to target the treatment of foreign domiciled individuals compared with those domiciled in the UK.


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Right to Rent

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

The UK Government has produced recent guidance for the Right to Rent scheme which becomes compulsory on 1 February 2016.


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Insolvency Litigation Update - The End of the Exemption

Thursday, 17 December 2015

The exemption afforded to claims by liquidators, administrators and trustees in bankruptcy which allowed them to recover success fees and insurance premiums in litigation will end in April 2016.


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Proposals for North Midlands Combined Authority - a New Template for Regional Planning?

Monday, 25 January 2016

Councils and business leaders from across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire have submitted a detailed plan to the Government for devolution and the creation of a North Midlands combined authority.


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'King of the Castle' Overthrown and Other Lessons in Planning Enforcement

Monday, 04 January 2016

It is a rare treat (for us planning lawyers) when planning is headline news, but the long-running game of hide and seek between Mr Fidler and his local council captivated the popular media through the latter half of 2015


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Show Your Workings - Judicial Assessment of Experts' Reports

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

Useful judicial comment on expert reports can be found in the recent case of Consortium Commercial Developments Limited v ABB [2015] EWHC 2128 (TCC).


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Home Ownership was an Important Part of the Conservative Manifesto at the Last General Election, and the Government's Autumn Statement has Reaffirmed those Commitments.

Monday, 07 December 2015

The Chancellor has announced a raft of measures designed to make housing more affordable by encouraging construction, dissuading multiple home ownership, and extending funding options for buyers.


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Rental values in Central London are booming, but can the supply keep up with the demand?

Friday, 27 November 2015

High demand and limited availability saw growth rise 1.1% in October alone. Rent prices certainly aren't putting companies off.


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Five Things for a Tenant to Look Out for When Negotiating a New Lease of Commercial Property

Thursday, 05 November 2015

A practical guide of things for tenants to look out for when negotiating a new lease of commercial property


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Will shipping containers solve the problem of unaffordable housing?

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Rising rent, especially in urban areas, has become a world-wide problem forcing people to move further out of the cities they work in.


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To buy or not to buy?

Thursday, 29 October 2015

New research has found that it is cheaper to buy than it is to rent in more than one-third of cities in the UK.


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Lending Secured by Second Charges is Reportedly on the Rise

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Lending secured by second charges is reportedly on the rise and has potential benefits for borrowers who want to raise additional capital without losing their existing deals.


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Behind the wall - The Creative Foundation v Dreamland Leisure

Thursday, 29 October 2015

In The Creative Foundation v Dreamland Leisure Ltd [2015] EWHC 2556 (Ch) the court decided the fate of a Banksy, and set out some wider lessons for tenants hoping to cash in on unexpected windfalls.


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Attention Landlords - Additional Hurdles to Serving Possession Notices

Thursday, 01 October 2015

On 1 October 2015, legislation came into effect which imposed a number of additional obligations on landlords renting out property to residential tenants under an Assured Shorthold Tenacy ('AST').