Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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April 2014

Is your development reliant upon access over common land?

Is your development reliant upon access over common land?

Land registered as common land has a special legal status which means you cannot develop or build over that land. However, what happens if your develo ...

Are VEATs really "Get out of jail free" cards?

Are VEATs really "Get out of jail free" cards?

My name is Ruth Connorton and I have recently joined DACB as Head of Procurement Law with my team from Eversheds where we successfully operated a proc ...

Banking & Finance Disputes Journal - April 2014

Banking & Finance Disputes Journal - April 2014

DAC Beachcroft's Banking & Finance Disputes Journal focuses on events occurring within the banking, financial, city business and general regulator ...

Adjudication Adviser: Construction Newsletter - April 2014

Adjudication Adviser: Construction Newsletter - April 2014

Since our last update there have been a number of useful decisions providing guidance on the definitions found in the Housing Grants, Construction and ...

DAC Beachcroft Real Estate Advisory: Tip of the week

DAC Beachcroft Real Estate Advisory: Tip of the week

Most commercial leases will contain provisions allowing the landlord to forfeit the lease where the tenant is in breach of its covenants. However the ...

General Practice – Health Check - Spring Edition

General Practice – Health Check - Spring Edition

Following our first edition and feedback from you, we are continuing the theme of providing bite size information on the topical issues that faces you ...

Finance & NHS Directorate Publish Procurement Transparency Guidance

Finance & NHS Directorate Publish Procurement Transparency Guidance

The Finance & NHS Directorate, Procurement, Investment & Commercial Division has released a policy document ('Procurement transparency') which ...

Real Estate Tip of the week: Developments in Supreme Court Good News for Developers

Real Estate Tip of the week: Developments in Supreme Court Good News for Developers

If you are developing a site you may find that you inadvertently interfere with other owners' legal rights, such as rights to light, which may lead to ...

Beware of breaching the duty of good faith to employees when making pension scheme changes

Beware of breaching the duty of good faith to employees when making pension scheme changes

In IBM UK Holdings Ltd and another v Dalgleish and others [2014] EWHC 980 (Ch), the High Court recently considered the legality of the approach taken ...

What has the NPPF done for you? - April 2014

What has the NPPF done for you? - April 2014

The Commons Select Committee has announced an inquiry into the first two years of operation of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).