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Q&A: Modifying a restrictive covenant – a realistic prospect?
Emma Humphreys and Miriam Seitler offer guidance on the prospect of modifying a restrictive covenant once development has taken place.
HMRC disappoints house builders and partnerships looking for SDLT relief
SDTL relief will only apply where a partnership or LLP was the party acquiring the property in question.
Will housing replace the high street?
Consultation on further expansion of permitted development rights.
Government succeeds against judicial review of permitted development and use class changes
Reviewing the outcome of the High Court's recent judgement and changes to the Use Classes Order and General Permitted Development Order.
Crossing the line? A restrictive covenant upheld to protect a neighbour’s outlook
The Tribunal refused to discharge or modify a restrictive covenant which prevented a house being built in front of a certain building line.
Do all roads lead to commonhold?
The Law Commission says that adopting its proposed changes will make commonhold not only a viable alternative, but a preferable one.
Consultation on Minimum Energy Performance of private rented property
Reviewing the Government's proposal to amend the Energy Efficiency in order to improve the energy performance of private rented homes.
Q&A: A covenant quandary, post Duval
How to avoid a breach of mutual enforceability covenant when planning any alterations on a flat?
Q&A: Responding to operator requests for Code rights
Where the operator is seeking to exercise rights which are time-limited, the imposition of interim Code rights will suffice.