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Rights for unmarried couplesbenefits and pensions
  • Boodle Hatfield
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2018

Family analysis: In the first of a three-part series, the legal rights of unmarried couples are analysed in relation to benefits and inheritance

Construing the true extent of access rights to be granted for use of land
  • Wilberforce Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 29 2018

Property Disputes analysis: How did the court construe a derogation from grant in the unreported case of Carnegie v Nolan? Zoë Barton, barrister

Leasehold flats-do you need a deed of covenant?
  • Anthony Gold
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2018

In simple terms, a covenant is a legal promise that you will carry out certain acts or refrain from doing certain things. There are two types:

No shocks in Law Commission consultation on electronic signatures
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2018

In response to a request from the Ministry of Justice, The Law Commission has issued a consultation on the electronic execution of documents. Very

Perpetually renewable lease granted by mistake
  • Shoosmiths LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 13 2018

The Upper Tribunal has agreed to correct a lease where one party had taken advantage of the other's mistake to create a perpetually renewable lease

Commercial leases in Scotland - proposed reform
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2018

In May 2018, the Scottish Law Commission (SLC) issued a Discussion Paper on commercial leases in Scotland. The Discussion Paper addresses 6 aspects of

Baker v Craggs 2018 EWCA Civ 1126, 1 June 2018
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • June 26 2018

Construction of ss1(1) and 2(1) of the Law of Property Act 1925 An owner of land sold off plot X to the Appellant, but failed to reserve a right of

Shaggy dog stories - Allowing pets in leasehold properties
  • RadcliffesLeBrasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2018

This year has seen a number of legal developments regarding both property and dogs. Some landlords are reluctant to allow animals onto leasehold

It’s time to take Notice
  • BrookStreet des Roches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 8 2018

The need to give or receive notices arises frequently when you are dealing with commercial leasehold properties. A notice is a formal way in which

Money, money, money - costs recovery through forfeiture cost clauses
  • Hardwicke
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2017

Most modern leases provide for the recovery of legal costs from defendant tenants and it is a rare case where there is no contractual cost recovery