Practicalities of Property Management – Residential and Mixed-use developments: View our webinar series
Our recent bite-sized webinar series discussing legal issues for surveyors and property managers has been hugely successful.
We have pulled together below the recordings of the sessions which covered topical property management issues such as arrears recovery, service charge consultation requirements, the practicalities of dealing with applications for consent, protecting a landlord’s position where the tenant is in breach of covenant and more. Our speakers highlight some of the key points and some important traps to avoid. We hope you enjoy viewing the recordings below.
Service charge consultation requirements and applications for consent
18 Month Rule (Section 20B of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985) and protecting a Landlord’s position where the tenant is in breach of covenant
Arrears recovery in respect of mixed-use premises
Live Panel Q&A with members the Real Estate Disputes team answering questions on:
- the COVID-19 restrictions on the recovery of arrears from commercial and residential properties
- noise nuisance
- issues arising from short-term lettings via Airbnb and other online platforms
- the impact of Duval v. 11-13 Randolph Crescent Limited  UKSC 18 on applications for consent
- key cases to watch out for: Williams v. Aviva Investors Ground Rent  UKUT 111 and Sara & Hossein Asset Holdings Limited v. Blacks OutdoorRetail Limited  EWHC 1263
If you have any questions or feedback, please contact our Real Estate Disputes Team or your usual Charles Russell Speechlys contact.
Sponsor Licence Compliance: Key considerations & how to be audit ready
Join us for the third in our series of mini webinars on post Brexit immigration about sponsor licence compliance.
The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Bill
Liability for costs of repair (City of London v. Leaseholders of Great Arthur House)
Oliver Park writes an article for Lexis®PSL on a property dispute case.
Levelling Up Life Sciences?
Can a restrictive covenant become obsolete?
Q&A on adverse possession
A successful application for title by adverse possession will result in the squatter acquiring possessory title to land.
New tax on property developers - consultation paper published
The government published a consultation paper on the design of the new residential property developers tax.
Claire Fallows quoted by Planning on how new PD rights for commercial buildings will change the system
Councils should be prepared for a flurry of applications in August.
Oliver Park writes for LexisPSL Property Disputes on liability for costs of repair
Oliver considers the implications of the decision in City of London v Leaseholders of Great Arthur House.
Procuring modular housing: Is MMC becoming mainstream?
Is Modern Methods of Construction becoming mainstream? Read what it means for Development and Procurement here.
Dual class share structures: how do they work and what are the pros and cons?
Dual class share structures allow a shareholder, for example the founder, to retain voting control over a company.
Q&A: Talking the telecoms talk
Georgina Muskett and Jonathan Wills answer queries on Electronic Communications Code agreement.
Property Patter: Navigating the complexities of Pharmacy Property
Pharmacy property is a specialist area which contains many traps for the unwary.
COVID-19 Vaccination – can an employer make it compulsory for employees?
We review what legal issues to take into account when considering to make vaccination compulsory as an employer.
Linking ESG and Executive Pay
How does a business go about embedding a focus on strong ESG performance into the structures and culture of its organisation?
National Security and Investment Act granted Royal Assent
The Act establishes a new regime for the review of mergers, acquisitions and other transactions that could threaten national security.
Recent Trends In Firewall Legislation: BVI, Bermuda And Gibraltar
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Waverton on acquisition of Cornerstone Asset Management
Established in July 2010 and with offices in Edinburgh and Glasgow, Cornerstone offers wealth management and financial planning advice.
What do the new Debt Respite Scheme Regulations mean for Landlords and Tenants?
This will provide legal protection from creditors in the form of either a breathing space or a mental health crisis moratorium.
Charles Russell Speechlys promotes five to Partner
The promotions are effective 1 May 2021 and are accompanied by one Legal Director and 15 Senior Associate promotions.