One out of every five commercial properties in England and Wales will potentially become unlettable overnight when Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards come into force next year.
The legal effect of varying a lease can sometimes be to destroy the existing lease and bring a completely new lease into being, with unexpected and far-reaching consequences.
Linking lease rents to inflation is an easy and increasingly popular way of ensuring that rental income from commercial property does not lose touch with the market.
The first days of January are the perfect time to take stock and set some goals for the year ahead.
If there was a free way to protect your home, your buy-to-lets and your aged relatives' homes from property fraud, you'd use it, right?
The decision to keep the Land Registry within the public sector represents an unlikely volte-face by the Government and a victory for good old-fashioned democracy.
It may sound like the parting words of a jilted lover, but it could equally be the sound advice of a property lawyer to a tenant who has exercised...
Recent developments in landlord and tenant law concerning the position of the outgoing tenant’s guarantor on the assignment of the lease can only be described as 'bonkers'.
Freak weather events are becoming more commonplace and the North West is in the firing line. This winter alone we have experienced extensive and widespread flooding across our region,...
One of the headline-grabbers from the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement in November 2015 was the announcement that buyers of second homes and buy-to-let properties would have to pay an additional...