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1 October 2015

Three reasons to remember 1 October 2015

Three reasons to remember 1 October 2015
11 September 2015

Thousands of buildings open during the next two weekends

Thousands of buildings will be open free to everyone during the next two weekends
11 September 2015

The implications of protecting the priority of an agreement for lease

This article considers when protecting an agreement for lease at the Land Registry ensures that the lease itself also enjoys priority
1 September 2015

The effect on commercial leases of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard – Part 2

An article that considers the effect on commercial leases of the minimum energy efficiency standard (part 2 of 2)
27 August 2015

The effect on commercial leases of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard – Part 1

An article that considers the effect on commercial leases of the minimum energy efficiency standard (part 1 of 2)
11 August 2015

New exception from protection afforded by Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

The home business tenancy: a new exception from the protection afforded by Part 2 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954.
9 August 2015

Uncommonly British days out

A review of two humorous and informative books that highlight curious museums, collections, landmarks and follies in the UK.
5 August 2015

Some good tips for delegation

Three good tips for delegation, from an article by David Dye on LinkedIn Pulse
30 July 2015

Chattel or part of the land? The naked truth

The Court of Appeal has held that a chalet was part of the land on which it sat, despite both the landlord and the tenant claiming that it was a chattel
27 July 2015

Who owns "Old Flo" ?

The High Court has held that Tower Hamlets, and not Bromley, is the legal owner of Old Flo, a Henry Moore sculpture.
24 July 2015

Government to end funding for Green Deal

The Government has announced that it will be stopping finance to the Green Deal Financing Company, which seems to signal the end of the Green Deal
22 July 2015

Making the law in Wales more accessible

Two initiatives have just been announced to make the law in Wales more accessible: a Welsh legislation website and a Law Commission consultation.
21 July 2015

Effect of registering a notice at the Land Registry to protect an agreement for lease

The High Court has held that the registration of a notice at the Land Registry to protect an agreement for lease also protects the lease itself.
15 July 2015

An avalanche of claims against solicitors

In the last few weeks we have seen a surprising number of cases in which negligence has been alleged against conveyancing solicitors
24 June 2015

Amended versions of the MCL suite of documents

An amended set of the Model Commercial Lease documents was made available on the MCL website at 9.00 am this morning.
22 June 2015

Amended versions of the MCL suite of documents available on 24 June 2015

New versions of the Model Commercial Lease suite of documents will be available on the MCL website at 9.00 am on 24 June 2015
19 June 2015

Not such a new Act after all

It has come as something of a shock to realise that the Land Registration Act 2002 came into force almost 12 years ago - not such a new Act after all
11 June 2015

Supreme Court upholds an orthodox approach to contractual interpretation

The Supreme Court has upheld the landlord's interpretation of a lease, meaning the tenant will end up paying over £1 million a year in service charge.
4 June 2015

At all times and for all purposes

An easement expressed to be exercisable "at all times and for all purposes" may not mean what it says
7 May 2015

Dates and topics for the Blundell Lectures 2015

Tickets are still available for the 40th series of the Blundell Lectures.
6 May 2015

CPD talks on MEES in Cambridge, Ipswich and Norwich

I will be presenting three CPD talks on the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) regulations in Cambridge, Ipswich and Norwich in June 2015.
29 April 2015

Electronic Communications Code consultation - continued

The current consultation on revisions to the Electronic Communications Code ends on 30 April 2015.
27 April 2015

Conferences for surveyors in Leeds, Basildon, Peterborough, Nottingham and Southampton

Details of full-day conferences for surveyors in Leeds, Basildon, Peterborough, Nottingham and Southampton run by Professional Conferences
24 April 2015

The Law Commission's land registration project

The Law Commission has started work on its land registration project, which comprises a wide-ranging review of the Land Registration Act 2002.
22 April 2015

Last chance to respond to consultation on new Electronic Communications Code

Thursday 30 April 2015 is the last date for responding to the consultation on updating the Electronic Communications Code
21 April 2015

Plastic bag? That will be 5p please

From 5 October 2015 larger retailers in England will be required to charge 5p for each single-use plastic carrier bag.
20 April 2015

Improvements to Falco Legal Training's website

Three improvements have been made to Falco Legal Training's website: a search function, a blog archive and a flyer listing current training sessions.
16 April 2015

Last opportunity to book for CRELA's talk on the Law Commission's land registration project

There are still a few places left at the forthcoming CRELA Commercial Real Estate Update in the City of London on Thursday 23 April 2015.
2 April 2015

ESOS explained

An explanation of ESOS, the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme, implemented in the UK to comply with Article 8 of the Energy Efficiency Directive.

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