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enero 2020

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

DACB’s 2020 Construction look ahead

DACB’s 2020 Construction look ahead

National Infrastructure Strategy bill 1. In the Queen’s speeches in October and December 2019, government aims for domestic reform were laid out, to “ ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...