PropertyLaw.guru Blog

EG 09-01-21

News Resi planning applications have slumped over 43% over the last 2 yearsp.39 CVAs are damaging the high st, hurting pensioners and savers etcP.42 - What lies ahead in 2021? Reviews the legal matters and cases that will affect the estate world over the coming year. Covid clauses in leases, contracting out notices, Telecoms and the ongoing war between operators and landlords, HS2 disputes, restrictive
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EG 12-12-20

End of year round up of what has been happening over the year in news and numerous articles talking about the changes to retail post covid and with online sales, and possible uses for empty office and retail spaces - even ‘temporary farms’ in retail units!Good series of articles about the future of auctions, and distressed properties P.75 Legal year round up with a Xmas theme, listing
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EG 05-12-20

P.43 Options or drawing on rent deposits when dealing with an insolvent tenant. Must read article for property litigators especially. Goes through the types of rent deposit, the triggers for drawdown, how a CVA, Administration or Liquidation affects it, etcp.45 Responses to the planning white paper and their possible effects on the planning systemP.46 Dilapdations - the effect of the Pullman Foods
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EG 28-11-20

P.33 interesting article touching on the way in which to structure turnover rents and online showrooming sales - the drafting is never going to be easyP.59 Allocation of social housing rules by local housing authorities - reporting on two cases where applicants were in overcrowded circumstances, and that a jewish housing provider could choose applicants from their religion and not be held to be discriminatoryP.61
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EG 21-11-20

 EG 21-11-20Good and thought-provoking series of articles about wellbeing and the pandemic, dealing with the pressures, a survey of mental health, redundancy, personal stories, working patterns, etc.P.53 Property tax issues - VAT paid on dilapidations payments may be reclaimable! Reverse charges on VAT - to prevent fraud, in some situations set out in the article a person engaging construction
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EG 14-11-20

 EG 14-11-20P.84 Lease renewals and Covid. Looks at what Ts will want when renewing under the 54 Act given Covid - length of term, break clauses, the type of rent and rent review clause, interim rents. Etc worth reading!p.87 Break clauses and ‘vacant possession’. Looks at Capital Radio Leeds v Global Radio Services - High court decision that the failure to hand the ‘Premises’  back 
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EG 07-11-20

NewsP.24 An estimated 20,000 shops closing permanently this year, half of those as a direct result of the pandemic. Retail is likely to disperse from city centres to smaller towns and suburban areas, encouraged by more home-working. The vacant spaces might be re-purposed as local workspaces.P.85 GP-led transactions (nothing to with doctor’s surgeries btw) - This is where a sponsor of an existing
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EG 31-10-20

 NewsMany complaints that the proposed planning reforms completely fail to mention commercial property and focusses entirely on housing.John Lewis gets PP to turn half of its flagship Oxford St store into offices!!Future of London - some great articles about what will happen to :London post covidP.52Asbestos Horror Story - Pullman v Welsh Minisetr [2020] EWHC 2521 held that ‘yielding up’ in
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 EG 17-10-20Newsp.15 Landlords are fighting back against Tenants - some are demanding getting the properties back rather than accepting the tenants will occupy rent free or for a low rent.p.19 - proposed rules to make Pre-packs fairer & ‘blood bath’ predicted in the hotel and hospitality sectorLegalP.52 - What options are available to landlords who find themselves with abandoned premises?
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EG 10-10-20

p.45 Judicial review. Richard Harwood QC argues why JR is important in planning, s.288 challenge, only happening with 1 in 2000 applications. Also discusses the recent  PDR and other proposed  planning changes.P.48 Is ‘co-retailing’ the answer - where retailers share a shop space. Whilst not new, this can be a ‘concession agreement which is a hybrid licence and commercial arrangement,
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