In our blog on 4 April 2018, we encouraged interested parties to input into the RICS consultation on its professional statement, Code for leasing business premises, 1st edition. With the status of a professional statement, the new Code has sufficient weight to deliver a professional punch whereas the current regime is voluntary.
Following last year’s Read More
Landlords will have to provide a good reason to evict residential tenants from now on, the government announced on 15 April, in a proposed major reform of the private rental market.
It says it will abolish so called “section 21 evictions”, which currently allow landlords to bring to an end residential tenancies without an Read More
Hogan Lovells recently represented the landlords in SHB Realisations Limited and GB Europe Management Services Limited v Cribbs Mall Nominee (1) Limited and Cribbs Mall Nominee (2) Limited, a case confirming that it is possible in certain circumstances to forfeit a long lease granted for a substantial premium.
Leases invariably include a right Read More