Supreme Court rejects claim that possession order infringed tenant’s human rights
15 June 2016
Land Registry privatisation opposed by stakeholders
26 May 2016
Timeshare owners take members club to High Court over ‘skimming off’ claims
9 May 2016
19 July 2016
Dodging a bullet:
How to avoid costly
property tax mistakes
Alun Oliver sets out the real and serious taxation risks thousands
of solicitors face on second-hand commercial property transactions
There’s a right way – and a wrong way – to draft a notice
Simple errors often result in section 21 applications being returned; District Judge Heather Johns explains how solicitors can avoid these mistakes...
Bad law and bad decisions
Wayne Clark and Ciara Fairley discuss the criticisms aimed at the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 and the judgment in EMI Group Ltd
15 July 2016
Sustainable drainage: A tightening regime requiring duty of care
GeoSmart Information explains why understanding the site drainage conditions and options for SuDS is essential for solicitors advising developers and...
12 July 2016
McDonald: Settling unanswered questions
David Sawtell and Erol Topal consider the Supreme Court decision on the application
of article 8 to private sector lettings
4 July 2016
An unwelcome decision
Claudia Orpin and Charlotte Ross consider the impact of the EMI Group case
on assignment to a guarantor and discuss two unopposed lease renewal cases
Everything must go?
The benefits of a publicly owned Land Registry should not
be underestimated by solicitors, regardless of specialism,
writes Mary Young
Conveyancing: A whole
Any government initiative examining the home-buying process must look at the use of workflows and technology to speed up transactions and reduce...
Tom Carpenter-Leitch discusses guidance from the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber)
on the threshold and procedure for awards of costs for '...
Business tenancy renewals: Some further tweaking?
2 June 2016
Mark Pawlowski considers whether further reform of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 is needed
A review of landlord and tenant case law
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?
Mark Riddick reflects on an eventful
year in the conveyancing industry