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Every month for the Property Section e-newsletter, leading current awareness expert Peter Reekie analyses the most important cases, legislation and practice updates and provides a concise summary of the issues in practice

Keys left in door of property

In need of a break

8 August 2018By

Kate Andrews considers whether the case of Goldman Sachs International v Procession House Trustee Ltd is a shift away from the norm when construing break clauses.


Who pays for a property fraud? Determining liability post P&P and Dreamvar

12 June 2018By

Jennifer Meech outlines the facts of the recent high profile Dreamvar and P&P appeals


Granting the ungrantable: fencing easements after Churston Golf Club v HaddockSubscription

6 April 2018By

A recent Court of Appeal judgment suggests the difference between an easement to fence and a covenant to fence is actually very small, writes Jennifer Meech of Enterprise Chambers.

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Leasehold: a feudal system?

30 January 2018By

Sarah Dwight discusses the feudal origins of freehold and leasehold ownership and what the future of it may entail. 

commercial property leases

Serving section 146 notices: get the timing right

24 January 2018By

Landlords must comply with contractual pre-conditions before serving notice on a tenant.  

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Property Section renewals

Benefits of Membership*

The Property Section will provide you with support, advice, networking opportunities and enable the sharing of best practice with peers.

The current Section Engagement programme has been created in consultation with the Section Committee and will focus on key issues including:

  • Code of Conduct
  • Fraud
  • Risk and Compliance
  • Anti-money laundering
  • Conveyancing
  • Planning
  • Phishing and Cyber Security
  • Bogus Firms
  • Renewable Energy
  • Rent Deposits
  • Buy-to-Let
  • Mortgage Credit Directive
  • Vulnerable Clients
  • Consumer Protection Regulations
  • Requisitions
  • Income Tax Relief
  • Reserved Funds
  • Brownfield Sites
  • Right to Buy
  • Searches
  • Capital Allowances
  • Stamp Duty
  • Land Tax

These issues will be addressed through a range of activities including: Webinars, a Conference, Workshops, Seminars, Magazines, E-newsletters and a LinkedIn Group.

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