December 2019

Property in Practice magazine cover - December 2019

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Warren Gordon

The dotted lines

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Section chair Warren Gordon considers the implications of new developments around e-signatures

Features

Mixed use buildings - row of shops with flats above

Into the mix

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Peta Dollar provides an introduction for commercial specialists to acting on the sale or purchase of a property in a mixed-use development

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On the same side

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In the first of a two-part series on complaints, Rebecca Atkinson looks at some of the reasons why clients complain, and how to avoid complaints by focusing on providing ‘good’ service in key areas

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Lend an ear

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Peter Rodd reports on the results of a survey about the challenges conveyancers face when working with mortgage lenders

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At your service?

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The take-up for serviced offices and co-working spaces increased by 150% in 2017, and more growth is predicted. David Manda looks at the hidden legal complexities of these arrangements, and how to advise both owners and occupiers

Down to earth - houses in flood water, with japanese knotweed and an oil drum floating by

Down to earth

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Caroline May and Courtney Hassall provide a guide to common environmental issues which can affect property transactions, and offer tips for property lawyers to mitigate the risks

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Give us a break

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Stephen Pritchett and Lesley Anderson QC look at some of the case law around break clauses in renewal leases, and provide a personal view on a recent county court judgment and the challenges it presents for landlords wishing to develop their properties

Wales and England separated by the sea

Fault lines

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Jamie Saunders looks at residential housing law in Wales and how it is diverging from England, particularly in two key areas – assured shorthold tenancies and no-fault evictions

Sarah Dwight

The Friday blues

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Sarah Dwight looks at the phenomenon of Friday afternoon fraud and what you can do to help reduce the risk of your firm or your client becoming a victim

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