Briefing quick find:

Clarity for Contracting Out

The Case of The Fragrance Shop Stores v The Designer Retail Outlet Centres (Mansfield) General Partner Limited [2019] EWHC 1363 (Ch) offers some welcome clarity in the area of contracting out under sections 24-28 and 38A of the Landlord and…

Tenant Fees Act 2019 – what do I need to know?

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 (“TFA 2019”), applies to new tenancies created on or after 1 June. What is the legislation? The legislation has been introduced to protect residential tenants in the private rental sector against the charging of unfair fees. The new…

Commercial property and VAT: What to consider

Before buying or renting commercial property, business owners and investors must consider whether a transaction will be subject to Value Added Tax (VAT) on the sale price or the rent. It is a consideration that should be taken into account…