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.

May 2018

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...

May 2018

A ban on letting fees?

The Tenant Fees Bill was introduced in the House of Commons at the beginning of this month.

May 2018

“Landmark” viability decision

A recent case - Parkhurst Road Limited v SoS for Communities and Local Government and the London Borough of Islington Council [2018] EWHA 991 (Admin)...

May 2018


Head of Real Estate, London

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