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Introduced in 2012 as one of a series of initiatives with the aim of increasing the supply of homes available for rent in the private sector, some people have hailed ...
As we come up to the end of 2017, Planning TV looks ahead at how we could deal with some of the biggest challenges and opportunities in planning.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Claims revolving around concurrent delay are a frequently encountered problem in construction contracts. As Jeremy Glover explains, the problem of concurrency typically arises when...
The Mayor of London has published his draft London Plan, which is open for consultation until 2 March 2018. In a briefing on the plan last Friday, Deputy Mayor for Planning Regeneration...
Goodman Derrick LLP
Below is an early Christmas gift in the form of some practical advice for construction professionals in the UK in light of Adam Architecture Ltd v Halsbury Homes Ltd [2017] EWCA Civ 1735.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
The case of S. Franses v Cavendish Hotel (London) Limited [2017] involves a landlord attempting to regain possession of business premises protected under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 ...
The High Court has confirmed the need to tread a common sense path through the mire of the Local Plan regulations, in quashing a supplementary planning document (SPD) ...
Fenwick Elliott LLP
The year 2017 will see the introduction of new editions of the FIDIC and NEC forms of contract.
Stephenson Harwood
I have complained before about the increased complexity of property taxes in the UK - with the unholy trinity of CGT, non-resident CGT (NRCGT) and ATED related gains to grapple with.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Today's entry reports on the launch of a consultation on steps towards a new nuclear National Policy Statement.
The emergence of the Housing White Paper in February 2017 saw increased attention to the role of Compulsory Purchase Orders as a tool for regeneration.
Wright Hassall LLP
It has come to our attention that HMRC is taking a very close look at grazing licences and Profit à Prendre agreements in the context of claims for APR.
Ince & Co
We have reported in the past on this long running litigation and the decisions in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.
The pub formerly known as the Truscott Arms in Maida Vale, north west London will re-open as the Hero of Maida on 1 March 2018 as part of the Harcourt Inns Group of gastropubs.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Overage describes the situation where a seller takes a share in any increase in value of a property that is realised after the initial sale ie where there is a reasonable expectation ...
Brodies LLP
Many of you will have seen that the Scottish Government's much-anticipated Planning Bill was published on Tuesday.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
As Sarah Buckingham explains, one of the recurring themes in many of the contract negotiations we have seen this year relates to site conditions and who is to take this risk if they turn out to be unexpectedly adverse.
BrookStreet des Roches
Developers will have been watching the recent Autumn budget with a keen eye and will by now have had a chance to digest its implications.
Clyde & Co
On 5 December 2017, new editions of the Yellow, Red and Silver Books were published by the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC).
Brodies LLP
1 December 2017 finally saw the introduction in Scotland of the new private residential tenancy (PRT) following the long-awaited coming into force of the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016.
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The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, presented his Autumn Budget to Parliament on 22nd November 2017.
Building information modelling is now widely used for designing, preparing and integrating project design data for use by multiple parties on a single platform.
Travers Smith LLP
Under section 3 of the Prescription Act 1832, tenants as well as freeholders can acquire rights to light.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Although the Chancellor, Philip Hammond's 2017 Budget speech was most notable in the context of UK property ownership for its reform to the SDLT rules for first time buyers at the lower end...
Withers LLP
Homeowners are likely to lose key tax breaks under the Republican tax plan. Particularly under attack are those individuals who own valuable real estate purchased with a mortgage.
Brodies LLP
The Private Residential Tenancy (PRT) will become the new residential tenancy for Scotland from 1 December 2017. The PRT will become the standard tenancy agreement ...
Gowling WLG
One of the attractions of the UK to non-UK resident investors in commercial property is a benign direct tax regime - in particular that capital gains can be realised free of UK tax.
In Metropolitan Housing Trust Limited v. RMC FH Co Limited [2017] EWHC 2609 (Ch) the High Court looked at the issue of whether a long leaseholder had the right to release a development site from a right to light.
The summaries below contain updates and links to recent articles from colleagues specialising in planning...
Jones Day
Historically, the United Kingdom has not taxed capital gains on real estate disposals when the seller was not a UK resident.
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