Commercial

Housing reforms receive mixed reception

Government to consult Law Commission over leasehol

10 Feb 2017

A clear case for stronger SuDS legislation

Sustainable drainage systems can have a positive impact on developments and land value, but the planning process must be improved to ensure wider implementation, believes Stuar

08 Feb 2017

STL Group expands commercial search portfolio with GeoSmart drainage due diligen

Leading property search company launches unique reports for commercial property lawyers from the innovative environmental dat

30 Jan 2017

Burden of proof in licensing appeals

Jeremy Phillips considers whether a recent case has affected the courts’ approach in licence reviews, as well as changes to the requirements for low-leve

24 Jan 2017

Post-Brexit scarring

Liz Truss is right to praise City firms, but she shouldn’t forget the rest of the legal services sector, writes John van de

20 Jan 2017

SFO secures largest corporate crime fine

Latest DPA could sound the death knell for self-reporting, says white collar crim

18 Jan 2017

New EU trade relationship key to farming sector

Brexit will have a fundamental impact on UK’s agricultural industry, sa

18 Jan 2017

FTSE 100 companies invest in the rule of law

Businesses can help make the world a safer and more equitable place, says Lord Chie

18 Jan 2017

Don’t be presumptuous

Natasha Rees, Lauren Archer, and Miri Stickland consider the lack of clarity on sustainable developments, cautionary drafting tales, and precarious rights over communa

17 Jan 2017