Mondaq UK: Real Estate and Construction
Dentons
We recently held a breakfast seminar on the impact of Brexit on the UK construction workforce.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Insurance and insolvency are headline issues for the construction industry. While insurance has long been a feature and requirement of construction projects, it can also be complex ...
Brodies LLP
Followers of land reform in Scotland will be aware that the implementation of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 is an ongoing process.
Wrigleys Solicitors
The first stage of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard came into force in April 2018, affecting schools that act as landlords for their properties.
Verfides
When considering investing in a property development project in the UK, as well as legal and financing considerations, it is important to take tax advice to ensure that the development...
Wright Hassall LLP
It can be difficult to get onto the property ladder and therefore many people decide to purchase a property with a friend, rather than spending money on rent.
Dentons
ECJ's preliminary ruling in the People Over Wind/ Sweetman case means that ‘mitigation measures' should not longer be taken into account when screening for ‘any significant effects' on SAC/ SPA for plans and projects ...
Wright Hassall LLP
Since 1 June 2018 applications can be made to local planning authorities for "Permission in Principle" (PiP) for minor, housing-led developments
Brodies LLP
The Scottish Housing Regulator has announced that its new regulatory framework will increase the visibility of equality expectations on landlords by introducing equalities as a specific element of landlord self-assurance.
Wright Hassall LLP
Wright Hassall acted for a residential landlord in carrying out a major works consultation under Section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.
Withers LLP
James Brockway and Ashley Slisz discuss the opportunity funds created under the new tax act to direct resources to low income communities and how an investor can take advantage of them.
Wright Hassall LLP
A recent judgment given by the High Court earlier this year comes as a stark reminder of the difference between a lease and a licence with significant detriment to the landowner.
Brodies LLP
The Scottish Land Commission (SLC) is currently running a call for evidence on experiences of concentrated landownership in Scotland. The deadline for submissions is 30 June 2018.
Clyde & Co
The law on informal joint venture negotiations relating to property acquisitions after Generator Developments LLP vs Lidl UK GmbH [2018].
Clyde & Co
A right to light is a quirky form of easement but as this dispute shows, such a right cannot be underestimated.
Clyde & Co
The recent case of Conway and another v Eze [2018] EWHC 29 (Ch) highlights the potential financial impact on any purchaser considering withdrawing from a purchase following exchange of contracts.
Clyde & Co
The key issue in the case of Gaia Ventures Ltd v Abbeygate Helical (Leisure Plaza) Ltd was whether a developer used 'reasonable endeavours' to achieve 'as soon as reasonably practicable'...
Clyde & Co
In January 2018, the Court of Appeal upheld the decision of the Upper Tribunal in Mundy v Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate which rejected the Parthenia model as a means of calculating...
Clyde & Co
The landlord must, within a reasonable time, give consent except where it is unreasonable to do so.
Clyde & Co
Yet another case which illustrates the potential cost of getting a break notice wrong. In this instance the court was asked to consider the validity of a notice served by an equitable assignee...
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