Property Law News


Music and football industries ramp up protection of IP rights

16 February 2015

Music rights agency and Football Association Premier League dramatically increase High Court claims for copyright infringement One body alone brought...

Plans to digitise Local Land Charges Register welcomed by property professionals

13 February 2015

Infrastructure Act will help the Land Registry to improve the conveyancing process New legislation passed earlier this week is a positive...

High Court victory for Enterprise Holdings in trade mark claim

14 January 2015

City law firm Lewis Silkin act in second major IP-related case in a year The world's largest provider of vehicle rental services has won a claim...


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26 February 2015

Win more conveyancing work

Searches UK offers a number of products to assist companies in generating more business and protecting their clients, says Andrew Stenning


17 February 2015

Surfing the waves of Windermere

Alastair Redpath-Stevens considers recent case law on the determination of residential service charges

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10 February 2015

Determining validity

Belinda Walkinshaw considers recent case law in relation to the validity of notices and compliance with statutory procedures

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20 January 2015

Tenancy deposit schemes - the saga continues

Brie Stevens-Hoare QC and Morayo Fagborun Bennett consider the case law on whether a landlord is subject to sanctions for non-compliance with...


20 January 2015

Property predictions

Glenda Ferneyhough reflects on a busy year in conveyancing and forecasts the market's movements in 2015

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13 January 2015

Right of way

Hannah Taylor advises on preventing claims for town village greens and public rights of way

Who's in the driving seat: the estate agent or solicitor?

27 January 2015

Conveyancers need to go further in harnassing technology and improving relationships with estate agents to gain more market influence, argues...

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Notice on stamp duty reform would be welcome

20 January 2015

Stamp duty reform caught conveyancing solicitors on the hop, says Kathryn Taylor


Rounds of abuse and desist: the games mobile home owners play

12 January 2015

Alec Samuels discusses whether residents' anti-social behaviour can be deemed non-remediable

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Avoiding ‘tenants from hell’

5 November 2014

Most property landlords have cautionary tales about ‘tenants from hell’ who will have left them hundreds or possibly thousands of...


More protection for the mobile home owner

28 October 2014

Site owners will now be liable for malpractice and face larger penalties under the Mobile Homes Act 2013, explains Alec Samuels


Help to Buy offers benefits but it's hard work

11 April 2014

Karen Webb warns solicitors not to jump on the housing bandwagon if they don't have the appropriate skills


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