All Property articles – Page 2

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    Event

    Property Section Convention 2022 (OnDemand)

    2022-05-03T09:55:00Z

    This year’s property section convention focused on PII, fraud and AML – key areas for property practitioners.

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    Opinion

    New lease of life?

    2022-03-29T13:25:00Z

    Clare Harman Clark, Property Section chair, looks ahead to the potential for changes to leasehold law and practice over the next year

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    Feature

    In on the act

    2022-03-29T13:04:00Z

    The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act will be published this month. Claire Hartley and Louise Day look at what’s in it and what it will mean for commercial rent arrears

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    Feature

    The pros of AML audits

    2022-03-29T12:51:00Z

    Anti-money laundering continues to remain a high priority for the regulator and firms should be considering an audit to evaluate the extent to which they are in the scope of AML regulations. Amy Bell outlines the advantages

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    Feature

    Freeports – state of play

    2022-03-29T12:39:00Z

    A year has passed since the March 2021 budget day announcement of the first eight freeport locations. Kate Garcia considers what progress has been made since then and what we can expect to happen next 

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    Feature

    Generating work

    2022-03-29T11:35:00Z

    Michael Connelly explores the importance of referrals for generating more conveyancing work and outlines how to ensure your firm is getting the most from your relationships and partnerships.

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    FAQ

    PAS FAQ: Sanctions

    2022-03-29T10:03:00Z

    Our Practice Advice Service considers your obligations around sanctions.

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    Feature

    Stolen property alert

    2022-03-29T09:47:00Z

    Recently there have been stories in the media about the fraudulent sale of properties. Peter Rodd looks at relevant cases and outlines some of the warning signs of vendor fraud

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    Feature

    Mind the trap

    2022-03-28T16:47:00Z

       

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    Feature

    Energy efficient?

    2022-03-28T16:38:00Z

    Minimum energy efficiency standards are changing. Jenny Doran outlines the implications for landlords of commercial properties

  • Sarah Dwight
    Feature

    Agents of change

    2022-03-28T16:10:00Z

    Sarah Dwight considers the historical dynamic between estate agents and property practitioners, and suggests how the relationship might be improved

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    Feature

    Nuisance covenants

    2022-03-28T15:30:00Z

       

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    Feature

    HMOs: Back to basics

    2022-03-28T15:17:00Z

    Robin Stewart revisits the subject of houses in multiple occupation and outlines some tricky issues for property practitioners to consider

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    Feature

    Board games

    2022-03-28T15:00:00Z

    Bernadette Bennett talks to a number of property companies and suppliers about how the process of onboarding clients might be improved

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    News

    Free RICS event on Japanese Knotweed

    2022-02-24T14:20:00Z

    Book your place on this free webinar to learn more about new published guidance on the invasive plant

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    FAQ

    PAS FAQ: verifying identities of conveyancers

    2022-02-23T09:00:00Z

    Our Practice Advice Service explains how and when to verify the identity of the other side’s conveyancers

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    Analysis

    Recreational restrictions

    2022-02-08T13:59:00Z

    Kate Andrews looks at the case of Bath Rugby Ltd v Greenwood and Others and Bath Recreation Ltd [2021] EWCA Civ 1927 regarding the enforceability of an historic restrictive covenant on a recreation ground.

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    Feature

    Commercial rent relief - the new Bill

    2022-02-08T11:03:00Z

    Rachel McCahill considers the new Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill enabling relief from payment of certain rent debts under business tenancies adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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    Analysis

    Commercial service charges – when are they reasonable?

    2022-02-08T08:58:00Z

    Kate Andrews looks at the case of Criterion Buildings Ltd v Mckinsey and Company Inc. United Kingdom and another [2021] EWHC 216 (Ch) concerning the apportionment of service charges by the landlord in relation to the Criterion Building at Piccadilly Circus.

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    FAQ

    Library FAQ: Deeds and agreements of surrender

    2022-01-19T11:47:00Z

    The Law Society Library explains where to find precedents for deeds and agreements of surrender of a commercial/business lease.