Property

When exclusivity clauses breach competition law

The CMA has started to use its competition enforcement powers to sanction anti-competitive land agreements between landlords and tenants, say Neil Baylis and Gwen Ballin-Reeler

Tinkering with inheritance tax

Recommendations by the Office of Tax Simplification to streamline inheritance tax are not fundamental reform but are welcome, says Matthew Duncan

Warnings over planned section 21 reforms

Government plans to abolish the assured shorthold tenancy (AST) regime could lead to fewer homes being available for rent, law firm Devonshires has warned.

The sky’s the limit

It’s a long way from her childhood ambition of stand-up comedy but Suzanne Liversidge is embarking on a monumental new leadership role at Kennedys, and plans to bring as many people as possible with her

Doing what you do best

Alison Lobb explains what changed her perception of pro bono and the myriad of different ways of providing it

Land Registry fails to meet key targets

HM Land Registry (HMLR) has failed to meet key targets on reducing conveyancer errors and completing complex register cases, according to its annual performance report.

A matter of intention

Mark Reading and Isabel Lich analyse the first application of the Franses conditional intention test for landlords in the context of telecommunications