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Monthly Archives: March 2019

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MEES-ery for landlords? – Six key changes to the residential MEES Regulations

We previously blogged about the Government’s public consultation on proposals to amend the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 (the “MEES Regulations“).

Following the consultation, the Government has published its final policy decisions and the MEES Regulations have been amended by the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Read More

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MIPIM at 30

MIPIM has celebrated its 30th Birthday.  There are a hardy few who will tell you that they have attended every one. I can’t claim that, but I did first attend in 1996 and have witnessed its teenage excesses and more recent sobering into maturity.

Back in 1996 the Palais was about half its current Read More

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Podcast: Can Brexit frustrate a lease?

London Real Estate Associate Ben Willis discusses the key practical points you need to know about Brexit and contractual termination and force majeure provisions following the High Court’s judgment in the closely watched case of Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Limited and others v European Medicines Agency, which found that the European Medicines Agency remains Read More

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The end of the road for Right to Rent?

The High Court has held that right to rent checks cause discrimination on grounds of race and nationality and breach the Human Rights Act. In his judgment released today, Mr Justice Martin Spencer said that the scheme could not be justified as “the measures have a disproportionately discriminatory effect”.  He concluded that the “nail in Read More