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Modular Development

Modular Development

Gemma Leonard, Head of Residential at DAC Beachcroft, looks at the particular legal considerations around Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).  The b ...

Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill  - The New Infrastructure Levy

Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill - The New Infrastructure Levy

Perhaps the most technically ambitious of the Government’s planning reforms announced last week  is  the  new Infrastructure Levy (IL) to replace the ...

BTR: A service driven, maturing asset class

BTR: A service driven, maturing asset class

Gemma Leonard, Head of Residential at international law firm DAC Beachcroft, examines how increasing breadth and depth of BTR is strengthening its app ...

Housebuilder Tip of the month: Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 – What does this change mean for housebuilders?

Housebuilder Tip of the month: Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 – What does this change mean for housebuilders?

Ground rent and unfair leasehold terms have been a hot topic for the media for a significant amount of time now with changes to legislation long antic ...

New Code of Practice on Covid Arrears as the Arbitration Scheme comes into force

New Code of Practice on Covid Arrears as the Arbitration Scheme comes into force

Following the recent enactment of the Commercial Rents (Coronavirus) Act 2022, a revised “Commercial Rent Code of Practice following the Covid-19 Pand ...

Third Party Rights as Construction Security

Third Party Rights as Construction Security

  The Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 allows persons that are not party to a contract to enforce contractual terms in specified circumsta ...

Inclusive Neighbourhoods

Inclusive Neighbourhoods

Anna Hart examines a report that considers how successfully housing with care and support integrate residents from minorities. Anna is a specialist in ...

Housebuilder Tip of the Month: Compensation and VAT

Housebuilder Tip of the Month: Compensation and VAT

 From 1 April 2022, HMRC will treat most early termination and compensation payments as within the scope of VAT where they arise from contracts subjec ...

Last mile –  a new asset class

Last mile – a new asset class

Sally Morris-Smith, Real Estate partner and industrial sector champion at international law firm DAC Beachcroft considers the continuing evolution of ...

The Civic University

The Civic University

Nicky Fairbairn, a Real Estate Partner and member of the Education team at International law firm DAC Beachcroft asks Scott Corfe, Research Director a ...