A round-up of some key legal developments in England and Wales for the real estate sector.
In this edition we take a look at a likely ban on residential letting fees, a new right for directors, viability assessments for proposed developments, and the latest on property fraud.
Property fraud: stop press
Property fraud is a hot topic as it is very much on the increase.
Directors at risk
A press release by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published in February 2018 included the, perhaps surprising, statement that company...
A ban on letting fees?
The Tenant Fees Bill was introduced in the House of Commons at the beginning of this month.
“Landmark” viability decision
A recent case - Parkhurst Road Limited v SoS for Communities and Local Government and the London Borough of Islington Council  EWHA 991 (Admin)...