All Property articles – Page 3

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    Feature

    Undertaking stock

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Iain Miller outlines what the recent decision of Harcus Sinclair v Your Lawyers says and considers its practical consequences

  • Georgia Jones
    Feature

    Taking the register

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Georgia Jones looks at what happens when a registrable lease is not registered

  • Anna Newport
    Feature

    Not for profit

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Anna Newport considers profits à prendre – the right to take something from someone else’s land

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    Feature

    Policies into practice

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Peter Rodd provides an update on changes to the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme

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    Feature

    In working order

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Ibraheem Dulmeer and Mark Loveday consider rent repayment order applications in light of a recent shift in the approach taken by tribunals

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    Feature

    A matter of trust

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Rachel Timms outlines the new rules extending the scope of the Trust Register

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    Feature

    Retirement housing

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    With a number of empty units available on the high street due to COVID-19, Louise Drew considers whether repurposing city centres could provide a solution to retirement housing

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    Feature

    Safe house

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Lukas Rootman and Aimie Farmer outline what is in the Building Safety Bill and consider its implications for the property sector

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    Feature

    Market forces

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    After a lull during lockdowns, the UK’s residential property market is seeing an upturn in most areas. However, as Lucy Trevelyan reports, the pandemic has changed the property requirements of many and may have altered the face of the market for good

  • Clare Clark
    Opinion

    Better together

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Clare Harman Clark, the new Property Section chair, looks at how the Section and the Law Society will continue to support members in these challenging times

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    Feature

    The road ahead

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Phil Parkinson and Katie Edwards reflect on the implications of notable case law and legislation relating to service charges in 2021, and discuss the forthcoming case outcomes that will resonate across the property management sector

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    Feature

    Leases post COVID-19

    2021-12-10T15:00:00Z

    Jenny Doran considers the impact of the pandemic on the commercial terms acceptable to landlords and tenants in lease renewals and how the courts might determine disputes in such cases

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    News

    New conveyancing forms launched

    2021-11-24T14:25:00Z

    In an effort to make more information available upfront, trade and representative bodies have updated some important conveyancing forms.

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    Analysis

    Expert evidence – a cautionary tale?

    2021-11-16T13:27:00Z

    Jennifer Meech considers the recent Court of Appeal decision in Peter Griffiths v TUI (UK) Limited [2021] EWCA Civ 1442 and the implications that it has for all litigation that involves expert evidence.

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    FAQ

    Library FAQ: Licence to occupy

    2021-11-09T10:21:00Z

    The Law Society Library explains where to find precedents for licences to occupy for residential purposes.

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    Event

    Webinar: Stamp Duty Land Tax for commercial and residential property transactions update 2021

    2021-11-09T09:35:00Z

    This webinar provides essential guidance if you advise and assist clients on the purchase of commercial or residential property in the UK and want a better understanding of the Stamp Duty Land Tax rules.

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    Opinion

    The pandemic year

    2021-09-21T15:27:00Z

    Property Section chair Warren Gordon is stepping down in October. He reflects on his tenure and looks ahead at how the Property Section and the Law Society will continue to support members in the future

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    Feature

    On the safe side

    2021-09-21T14:39:00Z

    In light of the Grenfell disaster, new fire safety legislation has been enacted. Rebecca Delaney and Fiona Bishop consider what it will mean for property practitioners

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    Feature

    Standard bearers

    2021-09-21T14:39:00Z

    Mike Harlow of HM Land Registry provides an update on developments in the digital conveyancing process and what to expect in the future

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    Feature

    On cyber alert

    2021-09-21T14:39:00Z

    Clive Newport explains what you can do to avoid cyber threats as the professional indemnity insurance market hardens