Mondaq UK: Real Estate and Construction
Herbert Smith Freehills
Recently, the government announced a consultation on proposals to reform permitted development rights (PD rights) for operators under the Electronic Communications Code
Herrington Carmichael
When purchasing an investment property that is let to tenants, there is a whole host of additional information that you should have sight of in addition to what you would normally expect
Herrington Carmichael
There are many costs involved when you sell your property and move into another, which can add up, making the whole process quite expensive
DLA Piper
From 1 October 2019 HMRC will introduce a VAT domestic reverse charge (Reverse Charge) on specified construction services.
Gowling WLG
In July 2018, we reported on the first instance decision in CIMC MBS Ltd (formerly Verbus Systems Ltd) v Bennett (Construction) Ltd [2018] in which the Technology and Construction Court (TCC)
Charles Russell Speechlys
Mr Marcal was commissioned to act as architect and project manager for works to a luxury home, including the construction of a "glass box on legs"
Charles Russell Speechlys
Late payment has long been an issue in the construction industry, affecting not only smaller businesses and those lower down the supply chain.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
The concepts of "repairs" and "improvements" are treated differently for tax purposes and so it is important that property owners take this into account.
Herbert Smith Freehills
New planning guidance was published by the Government on Sunday 1 September regarding the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) in light of recent amendments made to the CIL Regulations
DLA Piper
The Scottish Government has published a consultation on secondary legislation proposals relating to Part 5 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (the 2016 Act).
Charles Russell Speechlys
In Gary Owen & Heather Richards/Re: 141a Dunstans Road, East Dulwich [2019] UKUT 171 (LC), the owners of a freehold property at 141a Dunstans Road in East Dulwich
Dentons
Are the Courts starting to be more generous to Councils when they make mistakes when granting planning permission?
DAC Beachcroft LLP
The number of young adults living with their parents continues to grow.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
The recent decision of the Technology and Construction Court (TCC) in ICCT Ltd v Pinto [2019] EWHC 2134 (TCC) demonstrates circumstances in which residential occupiers
DAC Beachcroft LLP
Welcome to the August version of DACB's construction risks newsletter. Adjudication case law still dominates the Construction Court's work, with a number of new pieces of law
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing
The UK Court of Appeal in Mears Limited v Costplan Services (South East) Limited, Plymouth (Notte Street) Limited, J.R. Pickstock Limited [2019] EWCA Civ 502 considered the meaning of practical completion ...
DAC Beachcroft LLP
1. Willow Corp S.A.R.L. and MTD Contractors Limited [2019] EWHC 1591 (TCC) is one of the first reported cases regarding the severability of an adjudicator's decision.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
In the recent case of Fulford Parish Council v City of York Council, the local authority (York) sought to approve a non-material change to a reserved matters approval.
Gowling WLG
The recent Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) decision is a sharp reminder to landlords and management companies alike of the practical difficulties surrounding the current legislation
Hewitsons LLP
We wanted to move to a larger house, but now the house next door has come on to the market. Our home is one half of a semi-detached pair of listed cottages - could I buy the house next door
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After a bumpy start but ahead of schedule, the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission (or the "BBBBC") this week published its Interim Report.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Given the complexity of issues and the amounts that are typically involved in construction disputes – particularly those arising from large-scale development projects – preparing early and properly for a potential construction dispute ...
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A council tenant who let out his flat on Airbnb was evicted by Westminster City Council and ordered to pay an unlawful profits order of over £100 000.
Gowling WLG
Continuing in our series on the implications following the Grenfell Tower disaster, we consider the Court of Appeal judgment in The Lessees and Management Company of Herons Court v NHBC Building
DAC Beachcroft LLP
In Engie Fabricom UK Ltd v MW High Tech Projects UK Ltd, the Court refused to enforce an adjudicator's decision because it found that the Defendant had reasonable prospects of showing that the primary
Ocorian
In part two of this series examining the infrastructure investing market, Head of Alternative Investments, Simon Burgess identifies its similarities with real estate and private equity
Herbert Smith Freehills
DEFRA released their response to the responses on the consultation in relation to the proposals for mandatory 10% biodiversity net gain in July, with it having been confirmed by the (then) Chancellor
Fenwick Elliott LLP
The construction industry enters 2019 a bit battered and bruised.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
In a recent case at the High Court a specific purchase vehicle (i.e. an "SPV") had been struck off the register of companies after it failed to properly notify Companies House of its new address
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