Finance bill 2018/19: Good news for overseas investors in UK REAL ESTATE through offshore property unit trusts
Authors: Neil Warriner, Partner, Will Arrenberg, Partner, and Casey Dalton, Senior Associate, Real Estate Tax, London It has been clear for some time that, from April 2019, non-UK residents would become subject to UK tax on gains when disposing of … Continue reading
Author: Julia Tobbell, Senior Associate, Real Estate Disputes, London Today the Supreme Court will hear the case of S. Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Limited, a case which property litigators have been following closely since last year. The … Continue reading
Author: Fiona Sawyer, Professional Support Lawyer, Planning, London Viability is at the heart of the extent to which private developers can be expected to bridge the gap between demand for and supply of affordable housing. In April this year, in … Continue reading
The importance of assignments: If you are purchasing a site for development, would you rely on a report your seller obtains in its favour then gives to you, stating that you can rely on it; the seller accepting no liability for its contents?
Author: Susannah Davis, Professional Support Lawyer, Construction, Real Estate, London This blog post explores why purchasers should take an assignment or insist on other protection before relying on reports provided to them by others. If your answer to the question posed … Continue reading
This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Planning on 9 August 2018. Will the government’s new planning rulebook deliver on its promises? Robert Walton, barrister at Landmark Chambers, says the new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) is a step in … Continue reading
The revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) was published on 24 July 2018. This post considers what difference it will make – in terms of the impact on developers, whether the government’s aims will be achieved and how soon its … Continue reading
Author: Julia Tobbell, Senior Associate, Real Estate Disputes, London When purchasing a development site, it is important to make sure that the site can be used for the purpose for which it is acquired. When it comes to easements, in … Continue reading
In this podcast, Herbert Smith Freehills associate Martyn Jarvis explains the difference between dedication and adoption of a highway, what a duty of maintenance of a highway involves and what stopping up is.