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enero 2020

No extended meaning for Road Traffic Act liability to injured claimants:  Carroll v QBE Insurance (Europe) Ltd and others

No extended meaning for Road Traffic Act liability to injured claimants: Carroll v QBE Insurance (Europe) Ltd and others

In a robust judgment delivered in the High Court this morning, Mrs Justice Tipples refused to extend the established meaning of the phrase “caused by, ...

Housebuilder Top Tip: Government white paper 2020 - making the planning process “clearer, more accessible and more certain for all users”

Housebuilder Top Tip: Government white paper 2020 - making the planning process “clearer, more accessible and more certain for all users”

Government White Paper 2020: making the planning process “clearer, more accessible and more certain for all users” In the ‘next few months’ the Govern ...

Lugano Convention Post-Brexit

Lugano Convention Post-Brexit

For those of us practising in the field of cross-border litigation, one of the myriad questions often asked, subsequent to the decision by the UK elec ...

Market Conditions 2020: What Lies Ahead

Market Conditions 2020: What Lies Ahead

In many respects 2019 was a bit of a stagnant year for the property sector. On the residential side, transactional volumes were significantly depresse ...

Pest Control – Containing Japanese Knotweed claims

Pest Control – Containing Japanese Knotweed claims

We are still seeing a high number of Japanese knotweed claims against surveyors; the product of much anxiety around JKW, which seems to have steadily ...

Equity Release: A Sting in The Tail?

Equity Release: A Sting in The Tail?

According to equity release advisor Key, 2018 saw over 47,000 new loans taken out releasing £3.6 billion of equity. Strong growth across the first and ...

Back to School: ROPA is on its way, agents get ready

Back to School: ROPA is on its way, agents get ready

In October 2018 Lord Best was commissioned to lead a working group made up of industry and consumer experts and the findings, encapsulated in the repo ...

RICS Run-Off: Adequate & Appropriate is now Defined, but at what cost?

RICS Run-Off: Adequate & Appropriate is now Defined, but at what cost?

For many years RICS and its members have wrestled with the difficulties of obtaining run-off cover; difficulties magnified following the global financ ...

Parking The Bus: New RICS Guidance Notes & Adopting Them To Minimise Risk

Parking The Bus: New RICS Guidance Notes & Adopting Them To Minimise Risk

It is no secret that professional valuation opinion frequently differs, the so-called ‘margin of error’. Just because another surveyor reaches an alte ...

Surveyors' update - January 2020

Surveyors' update - January 2020

Market Conditions 2020: What Lies Ahead Political uncertainty and economic concerns, both at home and abroad, coupled with the onward march of ...