September 2023

PIP magazine cover - September 2023


Clare Harman-Clark

Taking the long view


Clare Harman Clark, the Property Section chair, considers the scope of property law to rewrite the rule book on how we all interact with the world around us


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Weight of responsibility

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New guidance has been introduced on fire safety and new responsibilities for the responsible person. Hannah Eales and Christina Orthodoxou outline what you need to know

Andrew Cammish

Rates and wrongs

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Andrew Cammish and Carl Roche outline the business rates relief available to charities, and consider the impact of a recent Supreme Court case for property practitioners

Tate Modern

A private function

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In February 2023, the Supreme Court held that visual intrusion by the viewing gallery in the Tate Modern’s Blavatnik Building was a private nuisance against those living in a nearby block of flats. Joanna Williams and Joseph Skilton consider the impact of the verdict

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Rent reforms

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The Renters (Reform) Bill is currently making its way through parliament. Matthew Bonye and Shanna Davison of Herbert Smith Freehills consider the proposals for change

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Safety first

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The Building Safety Act is evolving as it is brought into force. Mark Roach and Harriet Hawkins explore the latest developments

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In good company?


Kayleigh Brown provides an update on the requirements under the Economic Crime Act to register overseas entities, and how it relates to registration of trusts

Paul Tonkin

Landlord certificates

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Paul Tonkin and Katie Dunn outline what you need to know about preparing landlord certificates, including the rigmarole and the risks involved

Jenny Woodruff

Feeling flushed?


Jennifer Woodruff considers the regulations around septic tanks that property practitioners should be aware of when advising clients

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