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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Posted in Real Estate

Sustainability – where are we now?

What are the main sustainability issues currently affecting the real estate industry?  And what are the practical implications – will they cause a change in behaviour? Recent months have seen schoolchildren going on strike, parts of London being brought to a halt by Extinction Rebellion and climate change activists blockading corporates’ headquarters. On top of

Posted in Real Estate News

Has your lease been validly contracted out of the 1954 Act? Landlords can breathe a sigh of relief

Earlier this month the High Court handed down its judgment in the case of TFS Stores Limited v The Designer Retail Outlet Centres (Mansfield) General Partner Limited and others which considered whether a number of leases had been validly contracted out of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. Background to the case TFS Stores Limited

Posted in Planning

Legal viewpoint

Ignore errors in planning permissions at your peril The Court of Appeal has upheld the High Court’s decision in the curious case of three temporary marquees, a backdated decision notice and the judicial review of a planning permission granted nearly six years before the claim was issued. In September 2010 Wirral MBC resolved to grant