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Housebuilder Tip of the Month - Don’t assume that your responsibility for defects ends on the expiry of the DLP

Housebuilder Tip of the Month - Don’t assume that your responsibility for defects ends on the expiry of the DLP

It is important that all parties to a contract understand the difference between the Defects Liability Period (‘DLP’) and the limitation period. These ...

Operators secure preliminary access rights to assess the suitability of a high security London Underground Building…but a subsequent right to install apparatus is far from certain

Operators secure preliminary access rights to assess the suitability of a high security London Underground Building…but a subsequent right to install apparatus is far from certain

In this latest decision the Tribunal has re-affirmed its stance that landowners will, in most cases, find it difficult to resist operators’ requests t ...

Real Estate Tip of the week: Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 - The Winning Formula

Real Estate Tip of the week: Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 - The Winning Formula

The Court of Appeal recently considered whether the expressions used in simple declarations made by the tenant in order to exclude its tenancies from ...

Turnover Leases: The Devil’s in the Detail

Turnover Leases: The Devil’s in the Detail

As the UK retail and F&B property sectors increasingly embrace turnover-based leases to help both landlords and occupiers meet the challenges of c ...

Housebuilder Top Tip of the Month - Time for a Spring Clean

Housebuilder Top Tip of the Month - Time for a Spring Clean

With Real Estate being firstly about bricks and mortar, you’d be forgiven for thinking that data protection wasn’t really a huge concern for the secto ...

EPCs and Lease Renewals: Inconsistent Regulations

EPCs and Lease Renewals: Inconsistent Regulations

The EPC and MEES Regulations both seek to address issues relating to energy performance. However, the implementation of both sets of regulations often ...

High Street Insolvency – Court Decisions Favour Tenants in CVAs and Restructuring Plans

High Street Insolvency – Court Decisions Favour Tenants in CVAs and Restructuring Plans

Landlords have become used to the concept of the retail CVA over the past few years, but the new post COVID-19 breed of CVAs has been pushing the boun ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Non-Domestic PRS Energy Efficiency Standards: Shining a light on the Proposed Framework

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Non-Domestic PRS Energy Efficiency Standards: Shining a light on the Proposed Framework

On 17 March 2021 the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy issued a consultation on the proposed framework to improve the implemen ...

The Queen’s Speech - Planning Reforms

The Queen’s Speech - Planning Reforms

The Planning White Paper heralded the greatest shake-up of the planning system in 70 years, so given the year that was 2020 it’s no surprise to those ...

Tenants’ office requirements post-Covid

Tenants’ office requirements post-Covid

As occupiers tentatively start to think about a return to the office following more than a year at home, many companies will be reassessing whether th ...