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Law Society responds to consultation on reforming the leasehold system

11 December 2018

Problems in the leasehold system have needed fixing for a long time. The Law Society has offered solutions on reforming the leasehold system in its response to a government consultation.


HMRC to run webinar on Budget changes to SDLT

5 December 2018

The webinar will run from 14:00-15:00 on 12 December, and will cover the reduction in the time limit for filing a SDLT return and paying the tax due, the extension of the time limit for claiming a refund of the higher rates when a previous main residence is sold, and the extension of the relief for first time buyers to all purchasers of qualifying shared ownership property

Property Collections

Announcing Collections – our new Property Section benefit

29 November 2018

We’ve gathered our top articles from past issues of Property in Practice to help property practitioners build their skills and follow best practice. Our first collection covers management in property practice

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Take it easy: what qualifies as an easement?Subscription

11 December 2018By

 Kate Andrews considers how the Supreme Court has expanded the law of easements in relation to leisure and amusement in a recent appeal decision.

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Library FAQ: Where do I find precedents for overage payments?

10 December 2018

The Law Society Library explains where you can find sources of clauses for overage payments and development clawback.

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