Property Law News


CLC chair calls for genuine free choice of regulator

18 November 2015

There is still 'unfinished business' from implementation of the Legal Services Act The Legal Services Act must be fully realised if legal...

Rogue landlords

26 October 2015

Government determined to crack down on rogue landlords A recent survey of British tenants conducted by EasyRoommate indicated that both landlords and...

Modern model of learning for licensed conveyancers

8 October 2015

Council for Licensed Conveyancers and Scottish Qualifications Authority announce strategic partnership in legal education The Council of Licensed...
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24 November 2015

CQS accreditation is 
no longer enough

Further restrictions being introduced by panels risk alienating perfectly good conveyancing firms and leave buyers with unenviable choices, discusses...


17 November 2015

No fool's gold in Manchester

Mary Nowell shares her thoughts on the North West legal marketplace where business is booming for property lawyers


10 November 2015

Change in the 
private rented sector

New legislation is a welcome attempt to deal with problems that have been affecting the private rented sector for years, but does it go far enough,...


10 November 2015

Setting aside 
unconscionable bargains

A recent case has provided guidance on whether legal advice is the ultimate shield in circumstances where a property sale is challenged, writes...

commercial property

3 November 2015

Competing interests in 
commercial property

Denize Akbulut, Katherine Ochynski, and Hannah Rickard consider a case on pre-pack administrations, an ownership dispute, and the consultation on...

home buying

26 October 2015

It’s all about stability

With the conveyancing marketing continually changing, and the number of transactions rising, the need for a reliable and stable search service is...

A balancing act between landowner and squatter

3 November 2015

The latest squatting scandal has seen a 
group of around 
30 people, including children, who call themselves ‘Diggers’, being...

Kate Andrews

Passage to Italian real estate

3 November 2015

Most experts believe that now is the 
time for real estate investors to either enter or return to the Italian market.   The volume of real...


To frack or not to frack?

27 October 2015

As public awareness of fracking is rising, James Noble offers guidance to practitioners on identifying and advising on the potential risks for...


Arnold v Britton and commercial common sense

27 October 2015

John de Waal QC assesses the courts' approach to interpreting the language of contracts which provide for fixed service charges

John de Waal QC Hardwicke

Keeping the property department on its toes

27 October 2015

Tracey Calvert provides risk management advice on money laundering and other hot spots in the property world

Tracey Calvert_Oakalls

The highs and lows of shared ownership

27 October 2015

Schemes that reduce the initial costs of buying a home are becoming increasingly popular, but there are some hidden complexities, explains...

Roberta Organ_Brachers

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