Property Patter: Cohabitees and Property Rights - what do couples need to think about?
The pressures of the pandemic have seen many people cohabiting more quickly - as well as more breakdowns in relationships. It is easy to drift into complicated territory when it comes to property arrangements between a couple and there are still many incorrect assumptions about cohabitation rights.
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Increased cost and shortage of materials – what impact does this have on negotiating building contracts?
Powering Real Estate
Is it plausible to meet the governments ambitious plan to get new houses off the gas grid by 2025? Watch our webinar here
Property Patter: “Holiday” listening for surveyors: what (non-COVID) news is there so far in 2021?
Here we discuss “business as usual” judgments which have been handed down so far this year.
Reflections on ‘Torn Apart: Family Courts Uncovered’
Pandemic Clauses: sharing (risk) is not (necessarily) caring
A County Court decision has refused to include a clause in a renewal lease to reduce the rent by 50% in the event of future lockdowns
Service charge demands: a reminder of key principles
What are the key principles, implications and key takeaways?
Hugh Gunson, Dominic Lawrance and Catrin Harrison write for Taxation on the limits to HMRC’s power to require information from foreign domiciled taxpayers
Are there limits on HMRC’s power to require information from foreign domiciled taxpayers?
William Longrigg quoted by Spear's on the increase in complex financial cases where sizeable assets go missing
Record success for Charles Russell Speechlys’ Private Wealth practice in Chambers HNW 2021 directory
We are delighted to have once again been recognised as a leader in our field in the Chambers High Net Worth 2021 Guide.
Lauren Clarke writes for eprivateclient on the issues of capacity & control in light of #FreeBritney campaign
Lauren dispels some of the myths and cuts through the mystery and fear surrounding issues of capacity and control.
Untangling the UK/Swiss Knot: Dealing with a cross border estate
What do the family need to think about following the death of a Swiss person with some UK connections?
Finance Bill 21/22: the implications for corporate taxpayers
The Finance Bill 2021-2022 was published yesterday. What impact will this have on corporate tax payers?
Barclay v Barclay: A Stark Reminder for Badly Behaved High-Profile Litigants
David considers the Barclay v Barclay case and if the judgment should be published, given it's severe criticism of Lord Barclay's conduct
Property Patter: dealing with COVID-19 arrears and the future of commercial tenancy relationships
What are the government’s plans for dealing with pandemic arrears and commercial tenancy relationships?
Emma Preece writes for Property Week on complying with vacant possession conditions
The Court of Appeal recently grappled with the issue of vacant possession in Capitol Park Leeds Plc v Global Radio Services.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Duke Royalty on royalty financing agreement with Fairmed Healthcare AG
Duke Royalty is the leading provider of royalty finance to companies in the UK and Europe.
Felicity Chapman writes for eprivateclient on what happens when a party dies mid-way through a financial claim on or after a divorce
In the case of Hasan v Ul-Hasan, Mostyn J considered whether the wife could continue an application after the husband’s death.
To what extent is fault considered on a divorce?
Jennifer Berritt and Lauren Kelly write for P3 Pharmacy on The Lease Code and looking for better lease terms
The Lease Code published by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors took effect on 1 September 2020.
Charles Russell Speechlys shortlisted for Best EIS/SEIS Legal/Regulatory Adviser at 2021 EISA Awards
The Awards denote excellence and recognise the achievements of EIS/SEIS practitioners over the past year.