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In Westbrook Dolphin Square Ltd v Friends Life Ltd, we consider the validity of a scheme that was partly designed to facilitate an enfranchisement claim under the provisions of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.
The High Court has considered the circumstances in which possession proceedings commenced by a lender will be considered collateral to its powers.
Tindall Cobham 1 Ltd v Adda Hotels shows that it is possible to apply the principles of construction to save the valid elements of a covenant by pruning away the bad sections
The Court of Appeal considered whether purchasers of VAT-opted freehold property were contractually liable to pay VAT on the purchase price.
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In one of the four webinars inclusive in 2014 Property Section membership, Russell Hewitson rounds up the latest residential property case law, on topics including flooding, Land Registry, tenancy deposits and Japanese Knotweed
With the economy slowly recovering, the negotiating strengths of commercial landlords and tenants in lease renewal negotiations are changing. Nic Maunder Taylor provides a beginner’s guide to the issues for landlords, tenants, and their advisers
With the property market looking up, many conveyancing firms are back in the recruitment market. But how can you ensure that you recruit the appropriate staff resource to cope with future market changes? Victor Olowe explains
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Can anything be done to persuade mortgage lenders to transmit discharges promptly?
It’s time property lawyers played their part in the big debates that will shape our built environment.
If firms pay more attention to tax ‘leakage’, they could attract and retain more clients in a difficult practice area.