All Property articles – Page 9

  • keys
    News

    New model for shared ownership

    2020-09-09T18:20:00Z

    In September 2020, the government proposed a new national model for shared ownership.

  • Georgia Jones-600x400
    Feature

    From time to Tyne

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Georgia Jones provides a back to basics guide to Tyneside flat lease arrangements, and what you need to know if you are acting on the sale or purchase of a Tyneside flat

  • Gavin Le Chat
    Feature

    At your service

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    In the third in his series on what property solicitors need to know about different phases of the development process, Gavin Le Chat looks at drainage and the supply of services

  • Conflicts of interest in conveyancing: man in suit crossing tightrope between two people
    Feature

    Pick a side

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Lorraine Richardson provides a reminder of conflicts of interest in conveyancing, focusing on a key area where risk can arise: acting for both the buyer and seller in a transaction

  • Steven Petty-600x400
    Feature

    Riding out the storm

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Steven Petty explains how his specialist commercial property firm has weathered the COVID-19 storm – and why the firm has continued to award bonuses and recruit new staff

  • Ibraheem Dulmeer-600x400
    Feature

    Lock and quay

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Ibraheem Dulmeer and Justin Bates look at a recent Upper Tribunal case involving the application of service charges at the Docklands development, No.1 West India Quay

  • Warren Gordon
    Opinion

    Picking the lock

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Warren Gordon looks at the range of changes in property legislation and practice under lockdown

  • Right to light: House in shadow of towerblock
    Feature

    Let there be light

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    As the government further loosens planning restrictions to aid economic recovery, David Manda provides a timely reminder on rights to light, and what developers can do to avoid costly litigation and potential changes to their developments

  • High street: open, cheerful shop front with sign for "SDLT holiday"
    Feature

    Ups and downs

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Sarah Dwight provides a personal perspective on how lockdown has affected high street conveyancing firms, their clients, and the wider conveyancing market

  • Mike Harlow
    Feature

    A sign of things to come

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Mike Harlow looks at how HM Land Registry has responded to lockdown by accepting electronic signatures, and how conveyancing could change in the future to become an even more secure and wholly digital process 

  • Richard Williams-600x400
    Feature

    The drinks business

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Niall McCann and Richard Williams look at what property solicitors need to know when acting on transactions involving licensed premises where the tenant or owner is insolvent

  • Susan Fairbrass
    Feature

    The next big thing

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Lockdown has seen many conveyancing firms embrace technology in new ways. But, asks Susan Fairbrass , are these developments just the first step towards a digitised conveyancing process, and if so, what’s next? 

  • Nikki Bensoor-600x400
    Feature

    Look before you lease

    2020-09-02T00:00:00Z

    Lockdown has presented unprecedented challenges for both landlords and tenants. Nikki Bensoor looks at the impact on commercial lease arrangements, now and in the future

  • Eviction notice
    News

    Eviction stay extended until September 2020

    2020-08-27T14:59:00Z

    The government has announced that the stay on evictions has been extended until 20 September 2020.

  • Grenfell tower fire cladding
    News

    Building Safety Bill – share your views

    2020-08-24T09:04:00Z

    In July 2020, the government produced a draft Building Safety Bill, which also makes provision for the New Homes Ombudsman. 

  • brexit 497x265
    News

    How to prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period

    2020-08-21T12:50:00Z

    The UK-EU transition period will end on 31 December 2020. Find out what you can do now to prepare.

  • green field with tree
    News

    Government consults on data on land control

    2020-08-19T18:28:00Z

    The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has published a call for evidence on its proposals to improve the transparency of contractual mechanisms, such as land options

  • Russell Hewitson
    Event

    Webinar: Residential property law update 2020 (OnDemand)

    This webinar updates busy conveyancers on topical issues, changing practice and the impact of case law.

  • fibre-optic-cables-telecommunications
    News

    Government responds to the public consultation on the European Electronic Communications Code

    2020-07-23T20:46:00Z

    In 2019, the government consulted on its proposed approach to implementation of the European Electronic Communications Code Directive.The government has now published its reponse to the consultation

  • Miniature house ornament in garden
    Analysis

    How’s it looking? Grounds for refusing planning consent

    2020-07-13T13:03:00Z

    Kate Andrews looks at the case of 89 Holland Park Management Ltd v Hicks [2020] EWCA Civ 758, where the Court of Appeal reviewed the grounds for reasonably refusing consent under a restrictive covenant.