Commercial Landlord’s Beware – High Court Clarifies Time Limits For Tenant’s Bringing Applications For Relief From Forfeiture By Re-Entry

On 4th September 2020, the High Court handed down its appeal judgment confirming that the County Court had been wrong to refuse an application for relief from forfeiture on the...


Government Confirms Christmas ‘Truce’ On Evictions For Private Tenants

The Government has announced this week a “truce” on enforcement action for private tenants facing eviction this Christmas in England and Wales, except in the “most serious circumstances”, such as...


Housebuilders Being Investigated Over The Way They Sold Leaseholds

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are investigating four of the UK’s biggest housebuilders after “troubling evidence” has been exposed over the way they have been selling leasehold agreements. As...


Can I Make A Claim For A Beneficial Interest In A Property Where I Am Not Registered As The Legal Owner?

It is common for people to live together where one person may be the legal owner of the property although their intention is that the other person has a beneficial...


Landlords – Can Students Demand Break Clauses In Their Accommodation Contracts?

University students believe break clauses should be automatically included in tenancy agreements to protect them financially in the event of a second wave of the coronavirus, according to a survey...


Disposing Of Charity Land – Additional Considerations

Disposing of charity land carries a number of additional requirements and considerations. Such requirements will differ depending on factors, including: What the land is held for; What type of charity...


Post-Covid Britain – How Will We Make An Environmental Recovery Following The Coronavirus Pandemic?

Last month, the Environment Secretary, George Eustice, set out his vision for Britain’s green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Within his speech he outlined many changes that the Government plan...


Acquiring Commercial Property As A Charity

As with any business, a charity may at some point wish to buy or lease commercial property. There are many reasons that a charity may wish to own or lease...


Can Charities Enter Into Mortgages?

The coronavirus has created a short-term need for borrowing for a great deal of businesses, and charities are not exempt. Short-term cash flow issues need to be addressed quickly to...


Guide For Landlords – New Electrical Safety Standards For Private Tenants

Many landlords are proactive when they are letting their properties to private tenants and undertake annual gas and electrical inspections, however, on 1st July 2020 new legislation has made it...


Stamp Duty Holiday – Guidance For Homebuyers

The Government has confirmed that a temporary stamp duty holiday will be in place from today (Wednesday 8th July) until 31st March 2021 on the first £500,000 of all residential...


Managing Rights Of Way On Farmland – What Landowners Need To Know

As lockdown restrictions continue to ease across the UK, more and more people are venturing into the great outdoors to enjoy some fresh air and get their daily dose of...


Statement concerning Coronavirus. Read more
close
Statement concerning Coronavirus. Read more
close