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Covid-19 – Commercial Property in the June quarter

In his numerous press briefings and speeches in Parliament, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, has become synonymous with describing our current times as “unprecedented”. With reference to commercial property, this word could not be more apt. From 23 March all non-essential…

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…

Budget 2018 – What does it mean for individuals?

On 29 October 2018 the Chancellor of the Exchequer presented the Budget 2018. We have compiled the highlights and key points that individuals should note. Budget highlights for private clients The personal allowance will be raised to £12,500 from April 2019, one…

A guide to purchasing leasehold property

In the UK there are two main types of legal ownership of a property: freehold and leasehold. As a first-time buyer, it is possible that you might be looking to purchase leasehold property. If you are looking to buy a…