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Absolute covenants = absolute control. Landlords think again!
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A situation which often grieves residential leaseholders is this – a developer comes along and either purchases the freehold himself, or else enters into a deal with the freeholder, and…

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Career and Business Opportunities
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The firm Dewar Hogan is a well-known and respected niche property litigation practice in the City. The firm consists of seven lawyers who deal with all type of commercial and…

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The Party Wall Act and compensation for non-physical damage
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If there is one section of the Party Walls Act which comes across a litigator’s desk more than another, it’s section 7(2). It doesn’t sound complicated – ‘the building owner…

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Lease extensions and premiums – not a point of law at all, says the Court of Appeal
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Yesterday the Court of Appeal delivered its judgment in the case of Mundy –v- The Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate (see our earlier post here). It’s a bit of a…

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Lease extensions and premiums A threat to residential investment values
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As most readers will know, long leaseholders of flats are entitled to extend their leases upon payment of a premium. The Court of Appeal is presently considering its decision in…

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Party Walls and costs – an eye-wateringly wrong decision!
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Every now and then a judicial decision comes along which is so eye-wateringly wrong, in its consequences if not in its reasoning, that all well-intentioned people in the relevant field…

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Beneficial Ownership
Interests in property – visible, invisible and hidden!
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The Panama Papers have taught us all, if we didn’t know already, about the many and various ways in which property can be ‘owned’ by parties whose very existence you…

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The residential development ground rent market – a purchaser’s perspective!
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We are seeing an increasing number of claims lately in the area of newly built flats. Typically these are purchased off-plan, and claims where the purchaser is not happy when…

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Bedevilling the Right to Manage – What did Parliament intend?
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Last month (February 2017) in Elim Court RTM Co Ltd v Avon Freeholds Ltd, the Court of Appeal expressed concern that the current RTM procedures contain various traps and stated…

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St Pauls Cathedral
Take a view!
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Did King Henry VIII really stand on his eponymous mound in Richmond Park to watch for the rocket from the Tower of London which told him that Anne Boleyn had…

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