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Real Estate M&A

Real Estate M&A

Our Corporate Real Estate Group's article on Real Estate M&A in the United Kingdom is available to read.  

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Have your say – RICS Code for leasing  business premises in England and Wales

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Have your say – RICS Code for leasing business premises in England and Wales

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has prepared the Professional Statement: Code for Leasing Business Premises, 1st edition. This is ...

Boost for retirement housing supply

Boost for retirement housing supply

The Government has now responded to the Law Commission’s recommendations on event fees in retirement properties, confirming that it will enact the Law ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Short-term visitor accommodation - a material change of use?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Short-term visitor accommodation - a material change of use?

In a decision dated 4 March 2019, the Planning Inspectorate upheld enforcement notices issued by Cambridge City Council alleging that 13 of 19 apartme ...

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Can a periodic tenancy be inferred from the conduct of the parties?

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Can a periodic tenancy be inferred from the conduct of the parties?

The recent High Court decision in WOWW Ltd & Ors v Gani & Anor [2018] EWHC 3550 (Ch) highlights the risks of failing to properly document a te ...

The joy of sharing

The joy of sharing

Plans are in for a new co-living scheme for 180 in Birmingham near the Gun Quarter. If permission is granted it would join a small, but growing number ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Putting the reliable into reliance letter

Housebuilder Top Tip: Putting the reliable into reliance letter

When provided with the benefit of a reliance letter, it is always worth checking whether the benefit is assignable to third parties and if so, on how ...

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Service Improvements

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: Service Improvements

There is often scope for dispute between landlords and tenants over the extent of costs of repairs that can be recovered through the service charge, p ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Will Brexit Affect Construction?

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Will Brexit Affect Construction?

With Brexit potentially approaching, building contractors carrying out works under existing contracts may experience disruption to their supply chain. ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Contract Races - A Reminder

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Contract Races - A Reminder

In a property sale, a contract race occurs when there is more than one prospective buyer and the seller wants to issue contracts to each of them. This ...