Mondaq UK: Real Estate and Construction
Mishcon de Reya
New rules aimed at protecting tenants from poor living conditions will make mandatory licensing of shared dwellings much more common from the 1 October. An estimated 160,000 properties in England will...
Wrigleys Solicitors
Wrigleys looks at the ways that electric vehicles could benefit estates and rural landowners.
Clyde & Co
After decades at the bottom of the tool-box, off-site manufacturing, and its related technology, has recaptured the UK construction industry's attention.
Wright Hassall LLP
A contractor or designer can become liable for design in three main ways
Dentons
The House of Commons Housing Communities & Local Government Select Committee Land Value Capture Inquiry report is great, but dangerous.
Brodies LLP
BDW purchased land for a housing development from Bridgend County Borough Council (Bridgend).
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
It is for this reason that parties, as was the case in North Midland, seek to introduce wording to reverse that potential outcome.
Wrigleys Solicitors
The recent Social Housing Green Paper "a new deal for social housing" has some interesting points to note in relation to community led housing.
Dentons
The Court of Appeal has confirmed that a non-reliance clause in a commercial lease had no effect as it was not reasonable and therefore fell foul of the Misrepresentation Act 1967.
Wright Hassall LLP
As most people know, Japanese Knotweed (JKW) is a particularly pernicious weed that can cause considerable damage to buildings and land and is notoriously difficult and expensive to eradicate ...
Wrigleys Solicitors
The first stage of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard came into force in April 2018, affecting schools that act as landlords for their properties.
Fenwick Elliott LLP
Kendall on Expert Determination defines expert determination as a means by which the parties to a contract jointly instruct a third party expert to decide an issue between them.
Brodies LLP
The Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Act 2018 ("the Act") creates a modernising framework for the forestry industry in Scotland.
Brodies LLP
Following publication of its report at the end of May, the Scottish Land Commission is currently exploring different models of land value capture to finance investment in enabling infrastructure...
Dentons
The Localism Act 2011 introduced a number of community rights, including provisions to help communities safeguard land and buildings serving a community purpose.
Brodies LLP
Scotland currently has around 11,600 hectares of vacant/derelict land and it is believed that there are more than 37,000 long-term empty houses
Brodies LLP
The recent Scottish Government Report identified legal agreements (section 75s) as the second most common reason for delays in securing planning permission for housing.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
As part of their research on the sustainable use of land and natural resources, the James Hutton Institute has published its report prepared for the Scottish Land Commission, entitled ...
Withers LLP
A 66 year old man with disabilities has had his maintenance award confined to a life interest in 50% of his fiancée's estate despite their 20-year relationship.
Gowling WLG
In this article we set out some key points for developers to consider when contracting with housing associations.
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Gowling WLG
The Technology and Construction Court (TCC) has delivered a significant judgment in Michael J Lonsdale (Electrical) Ltd v Bresco Electrical Services Ltd (in liquidation) [2018] EWHC 2043 (TCC)
Gowling WLG
The construction industry is becoming increasingly digitised: we are seeing drones used to assist with surveys of difficult or dangerous terrain; robotics being implemented onto building sites ...
Clyde & Co
The units were to be manufactured in China, shipped to Southampton and transported to London.
Mishcon de Reya
Earlier this year, as we reported in our Transparency Update March 2018, the UK Government confirmed its intention to proceed with a register of overseas companies owning UK property.
Mishcon de Reya
Friday 6 July (so-called 'L-Day') saw the Government issue the eagerly awaited legislation and guidance regarding the taxation of gains from UK land for non-residents.
Gowling WLG
On 18 September 2018, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (the "CMA") announced that Heathrow airport ("Heathrow") ...
Stephenson Harwood
On 24 July 2018 the Law Commission made 53 recommendations for reform of the Land Registration Act 2002 ("LRA 2002") in a long-awaited report which runs to 587 pages1.
Brodies LLP
There are 91 proposed amendments to the Planning (Scotland) Bill so far.
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Construction is dangerous business. Whilst the number of deaths has decreased in recent years, in 2017-2018 there were 38 construction worker fatalities across the UK ...
Wright Hassall LLP
A contractor or designer can become liable for design in three main ways
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