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 looming clamp-down on leasehold houses and ground rents; a standardised wayleave agreement; planning pre-commencement conditions; and dos and don’ts when recovering unpaid rent.
The government announced in December 2017 that it wants to tackle what it considers to be unfair practices in the residential leasehold market.
Since the abolition of distress in 2014, landlords who want to recover rent arrears by taking control of the tenant’s goods and selling them must do so through a...
The euphoria of securing a planning permission can be dampened by the realisation that work cannot begin until a raft of pre-commencement planning conditions have...
The City of London Corporation has published a standardised wayleave agreement as part of a digital infrastructure toolkit.
How will latest changes to Volcker Rule affect non-US banks?
Kathleen A. Scott discusses the final Volcker Rule, focusing on some of the issues raised by non-US banks in their comments.