Property Law News


Supreme Court rejects claim that possession order infringed tenant’s human rights

15 June 2016

Justices hold that proportionality arguments do not bite against private landlords The Supreme Court has unanimously rejected an appeal by an...

Land Registry privatisation opposed by stakeholders

26 May 2016

Lawyers call for safeguarding of registry's service standards as privatisation looms Proposals for the privatisation of the Land Registry could see...
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Timeshare owners take members club to High Court over ‘skimming off’ claims

9 May 2016

Test case may provoke 'long-overdue shake up in opaque world of timeshare exchange companies', says Edwin Coe litigator Around 500 claimants will...


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28 June 2016

SDLT traps for the unwary

Conor Brindley and Matt O'Brien advise on the fairly innocuous situations that could lead to purchasers paying the new additional rate of stamp...


28 June 2016

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fraud and errors

Glenda Ferneyhough discusses recent cases considering errors in registrations, negligence costs, event fees, and noise nuisance claims


27 June 2016

Understand new drainage guidance to protect your clients

Sustainable drainage solutions are a clear priority in guidance from planning authorities

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20 June 2016

Mortgages and further advances

The lack of authority on tacking further advances should not disguise the potential pitfalls for lenders, write Adam Rosenthal and Greville Healey


2 June 2016

Sustainable drainage: Important new guidance for lawyers

Stuart Pearce examines new drainage guidance and policy that changes the advice lawyers should give to their clients


2 June 2016

Conveyancing is moving on with InfoTrack

The services provider allows practitioners to perform all of their key tasks under one roof, simplifying the conveyancing process

Business tenancy renewals: Some further tweaking?

2 June 2016

Mark Pawlowski considers whether further reform of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 is needed

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A review of landlord and tenant case law

2 June 2016

Elizabeth Haggerty provides a refresher on some of the most significant decisions of the past six months, together with potentially important...


2015: The shape of things to come?

2 June 2016

Mark Riddick reflects on an eventful year in the conveyancing industry

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Property fraud: Clear and present danger

2 June 2016

Tim Prior advises solicitors on the warning signs to look out for and the steps to take to minimise the threat


Top of the pop-ups

2 June 2016

Alexandra Townsend-Wheeler advises on the legal issues around granting rights to pop-ups and warns both landlords and tenants not to simply...


Battle for the green belt

2 June 2016

The decision in Lee Valley casts some light on provisions of the NPPF regarding when a development can be considered 'appropriate' in...


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