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Brexit: what next for real estate?

Will withdrawal from the EU change UK real estate transactions?
06 July 2016

Developer fined £100k for building contractor’s watercourse pollution

On 18 May 2016 housing developer Miller Homes Ltd was fined £100,000 by Leeds Crown Court for its involvement in the pollution of a watercourse near Huddersfield. 
23 May 2016

Assignment of lease to guarantor is void

The High Court in EMI Group Limited has followed non-binding comments in the Court of Appeal’s decision in K/S Victoria Street and decided that a tenant cannot assign a “new tenancy” to its guarantor.
30 March 2016

National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016 -2021

Chapter 11 “Housing and Regeneration” of last week's National Infrastructure Delivery Plan 2016 -2021 is of particular interest to the UK development market.
29 March 2016

Impact of new tax rules on BEPS?

New tax regulations dealing with the issue of BEPS (Base Erosion and Profit Shifting) may have a disproportionate impact on the real estate development sector as they are implemented in the UK.
15 March 2016


Real Estate Development and Clean Energy

As clean energy technologies become more reliable and less expensive, developers are looking to include on-site generation in their projects. We consider some of the issues.
11 March 2016


SDLT - Sub-Sales and Forward Funding

In this article, Tax partner Nigel Popplewell outlines two common situations where relief on SDLT may be available.
22 February 2016


Development Finance - Managing ‘Construction Risk’

During the recession some lenders reflected on how they were managing construction risks. This article explores this, related security requirements and how developers can save time and cost.
03 February 2016


Contaminated Land – True or False?

This briefing concentrates on Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, the cost and time impact for parties involved and answers to questions that highlight common misconceptions.
26 November 2015

Town and Village Green Wales Update

The Planning (Wales) Act 2015 came into force on 6 July 2015 and has further enhanced the legislative divide between England and Wales for planning matters in a number of ways.
08 September 2015

Affordable Housing Exemptions and Vacant Building Credit Quashed

A High Court decision has led to provisions introduced in the National Planning Policy Guidance in late 2014 relating to affordable housing exemptions and vacant building credit being quashed.
07 August 2015

Latest rights to light case - comfort for developers?

In Scott -v- Aimiuwu the question whether to award damages for breach of a right to light was aired in court for the first time since the Supreme Court decision in Coventry v Lawrence.
01 July 2015

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