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Autumn Budget 2021 – Residential Property Developer Tax

Autumn Budget 2021 – Residential Property Developer Tax

Autumn Budget 2021 – Residential Property Developer Tax Real Estate Solicitors In the 2021 Autumn Budget announcement (27 October 2021), Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed a 4% Residential Property Developer Tax (“RPDT”) to fund the government’s £5billion pledge to...
Form EWS1 – Fire Safety in High-Rise Blocks

Form EWS1 – Fire Safety in High-Rise Blocks

Form EWS1 – Fire Safety in High-Rise Blocks Real Estate Solicitors In this article we look at what a Form EWS1 is, when one might be required, and how it could affect our landlord and tenant clients alike. What is an EWS1 Form? Following the tragic fire at...
Recover rent and service charge under a commercial lease in COVID-19

Recover rent and service charge under a commercial lease in COVID-19

Recover rent and service charge under a commercial lease in COVID-19 An encouraging judgement for Landlords has been handed down by the courts in the recent case of Commerz Real Investmentgesellschaft mbH v TFS Stores Limited which centred on the Landlord’s ability to...
Tenants: Can a break clause be used to re-gear my lease?

Tenants: Can a break clause be used to re-gear my lease?

Tenants: Can a break clause be used to re-gear my lease? Over the last year, many landlords and tenants have been reviewing their lease arrangements with a view to reducing costs or risk. When existing lease terms are renegotiated between landlords and tenants, this...
What is Alienation?

What is Alienation?

What is Alienation? ‘Alienation’ is the right granted in a lease for a tenant to assign, sublet, or share occupation of their property. This is an important factor for tenants when negotiating leases and so this guide will discuss the main alienation provisions in a...