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Supreme Court Decisions on Occupier Test – ignore the facts, focus on the bigger picture!

Supreme Court Decisions on Occupier Test – ignore the facts, focus on the bigger picture!

In a much anticipated decision of the Supreme Court in no less than three appeals by telecommunications operators, Lady Rose made clear today that the ...

‘Generation Rent’ as parents

‘Generation Rent’ as parents

Gemma Leonard, Head of Residential at international law firm DAC Beachcroft considers how the build-to-rent (BTR) asset class is evolving with its cus ...

NEW GREEN HEROES

NEW GREEN HEROES

Ben Daniels, Partner and board member of international law firm DAC Beachcroft, examines the results of a survey, conducted with the support of IHL re ...

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 ...