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Real Estate Tip of the Week: Has an Easement lost its Purpose?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Has an Easement lost its Purpose?

An easement is a right attached to land allowing one land owner’s land (the dominant tenement) rights over another landowner’s land (the servient tene ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Proving Intention to Redevelop

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Proving Intention to Redevelop

Landlords who oppose the grant of a new lease on the basis of an intention to redevelop must not neglect to consider the effect of the redevelopment o ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Corporate Housekeeping and SPVs – Avoiding Obvious Traps

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Corporate Housekeeping and SPVs – Avoiding Obvious Traps

Failure to comply with the filing requirements of Companies House can inadvertently cause havoc in property transactions.

Contract interpretation – Conditions vs Innominate Terms

Contract interpretation – Conditions vs Innominate Terms

The recent case of Ark Shipping Co LLC v Silverburn Shipping (IoM) Ltd (M/V ‘ARCTIC’) [2019] EWCA Civ 1161 caused the court to consider when a contrac ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: The danger of relying on Prescriptive Rights

Housebuilder Top Tip: The danger of relying on Prescriptive Rights

In this months Housebuilder Top Tip, DAC Beachcroft explore one of the first issues that is considered in any development proposal, the adequacy of ex ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Leasehold Housing Reform

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Leasehold Housing Reform

In December 2017 the government stated it would introduce legislation to tackle unfair practices in the leasehold market by prohibiting interests in n ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Claim Deadlines for Collateral Warranties

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Claim Deadlines for Collateral Warranties

The case of Swansea Stadium Management Co Ltd v City & County of Swansea Interserve Construction Limited [2018] EWHC 2192 (TCC) serves to remind t ...

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: If the Cap fits…

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: If the Cap fits…

A landlord should always be aware that the disrepair element of any dilapidations claim brought against its tenant is subject to, and limited by, s18( ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Reasonable Endeavours

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Reasonable Endeavours

Does a reasonable endeavours obligation prevent the giver from manipulating events so as to make compliance impossible?  

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Westminster City Plan Consultation

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Westminster City Plan Consultation

The formal consultation on the Westminster City Plan 2019 – 2040 is now open. Westminster City Council are seeking your views on its revised City Plan ...