Autumn Statement – a tax ticking time-bomb for developers?

Author: Neil Warriner, Partner, Real Estate Tax, London From a real estate tax perspective, the Autumn Statement was a bit of a damp squib, but confirmation of a couple of well-trailed changes to restrict relief for interest costs and the use of carried-forward losses for corporation tax purposes, together with one apparently innocuous announcement of … Read more

Releasing rights of light and development: 7 key questions

Author: Eidin Crowdy, Associate, Real Estate, London In this post, we address how a property developer may investigate whether rights of light affect his or her land and if so, how to negotiate their release.  A right of light is an easement or right belonging to a landowner which allows unobstructed daylight through windows.  Proposed … Read more