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Dentons
Kirsti Olson, a construction partner in Dentons' Edinburgh office, has been following the Scottish Government's progress in confronting the issue of payments in the construction industry
Dentons
This Series has explored the common CIL risks for self-builders and the proposed amendments that should help to protect future self-builders from themselves.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Where it is agreed between the parties that a business tenant will not have a right to renew its lease at the end of its term it is imperative that the statutory process excluding this right
Withers LLP
When it's time to take the next step in your relationship, moving in together is the natural progression.
Dixcart
When buying a property in the UK over a certain price, stamp duty is payable.
Charles Russell Speechlys
In October 2018, the Government published a consultation paper seeking views on proposals for new and amended permitted development rights...
Dentons
On May 21, 2019 the Government of the Generalitat de Catalunya approved Decree Law 9/2019, of 21 May on urgent measures in the area of rent containment in housing leases
Verfides
With effect from 6 April 2019, the UK's capital gains tax (CGT) regime for non-residents was extended to include UK commercial property as well as indirect disposals of UK real estate (whether residential or commercial).
DAC Beachcroft LLP
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) entered into a 25 year lease of commercial premises in October 2014.
Charles Russell Speechlys
The Government announced, on 9 May 2019, that it is to allocate £200m to replace unsafe aluminium composite (ACM) cladding, from around 176 privately owned high-rise buildings.
Dentons
The Mayor of London and the Government are looking to London densification to avoid moving, extending and reshaping London's Green Belt as part of a wider regional strategy
Hewitsons LLP
Tenants at an airfield contested their Landlord's notice to terminate their 1954 Act protected tenancies. The Landlord wished to promote the airfield site as a residential development.
Hewitsons LLP
Suzanne Bingham considers a recent unreported judgment in the County Court that confirms that failure by Landlords to supply a current gas certificate to residential tenants at the start
Hewitsons LLP
A recent decision by the Court of Appeal has over turned a High Court decision holding that a covenant to "maintain and forever after keep in good repair…
Hewitsons LLP
A disgruntled tenant challenged an "expert" surveyor's rent review decision on the basis that it erred in law. The tenant argued that the surveyor had asked the wrong questions and the decision
Hewitsons LLP
The government is consulting on its proposal to prevent landlords from evicting residential tenants without a reason. It is proposed that unless a Landlord can demonstrate a "good reason"
Hogan Lovells
The Supreme Court has decided that a rateable value of £370,000 should be entered into the ratings list for an office block in Blackpool despite ...
Gowling WLG
The Court of Appeal (CA) has recently upheld the High Court's decision, in Wiltshire Council & Others v Cooper Estates Strategic Land Ltd, to reject the designation of land as a Town and Village Green (TVG). The CA reviewed the facts in detail and arrived at the conclusion that the land had 'potential' for development and therefore met the criteria for one of the 'trigger events' contained within the Commons Act 2006.
Dentons
Welcome to our spring edition of the UK Construction Briefing, in which we highlight issues affecting UK construction businesses.
Wrigleys Solicitors
An event fee is a charge made by a landlord on the occurrence of a specified event, for instance, if a tenant sells its lease.
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Verfides
From 6 April 2019, capital gains made by non-resident companies from disposals of all UK real estate (both residential and non-residential) are within the charge to UK Corporation Tax ("CT").
Gowling WLG
Where one party to a contract (A) exerts illegitimate pressure on another (B) such that B has no practical alternative but to accede to A's demands ...
Verfides
With effect from 6 April 2019, the UK's capital gains tax (CGT) regime for non-residents was extended to include UK commercial property as well as indirect disposals of UK real estate (whether residential or commercial).
Hewitsons LLP
A recent decision by the Court of Appeal has over turned a High Court decision holding that a covenant to "maintain and forever after keep in good repair…
Dentons
The High Court decision in Co-Operative Group Food Ltd v. A&A Shah Properties Ltd [2019] EWHC 941 (Ch) is an interesting decision on the thorny issue of how a guarantor can validly guarantee an outgoing tenant's...
Hogan Lovells
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