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If a winding up petition is made to court, any disposition of the company’s property, transfer of shares or alteration in the status of the company’s members is void, if not validated by the court.
Under the new provisions of the Deregulation Bill, a section 21 notice served on a tenant will be invalid where all of the criteria are met.
When a housing association sought possession against a tenant with severe mental health problems…...
The aim of the directive is to ensure that consumers who purchase a property are protected against the risks. It also introduces EU harmonisation requirements on lenders.
Court of Appeal decision should make life easier for lenders and claimants seeking an indemnity from the Land Registry under Schedule 8.
Protocols on professional negligence, judicial review, housing disrepair and more are coming into force.
Limitation proves no bar to lessee download
In Andrew Parissis v Blair Court (St John’s Wood) Management, the judge in the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) provided some useful guidance.
Since 6 April 2011, when a special exclusion order was revoked, all land agreements are subject to UK competition law.
The Government has outlined further changes that will take effect.
In a ‘Back to the Future’-like twist in time, the Tories are now looking to extend the Right to Buy scheme to housing association tenants, just as their election campaign gathers pace.
Limit on landlords' remedies download
Currently, where a tenant is in arrears of rent totalling £750 or more, a landlord is entitled to serve a statutory demand for payment.
The letter of the lease is king.
The existing Environmental Stewardship and English Woodland Grant schemes are being replaced by countryside stewardship as the environmental land management scheme under the RDP for England.
Businesses risk missing out on 5 years’ worth of rates rebates if they fail to submit their rating appeal before 1 April 2015.
Section 106 Agreements between developers and local planning authorities outlining obligations in relation to new developments are currently subject to statutory time limits at the negotiation stage.
While a headline glance at the Supreme Court’s judgment in this long-running case might give developers some encouragement a closer look reveals that the issues in play are not quite so straightforward.
It is often said that there is a thin line between madness and genius. That was demonstrated neatly by the tenant in the recent case of Hough v Greathall.
The Court of Appeal has clarified how a party’s beneficial interest in a property in which she had lived with her partner should be assessed, and whether or not her interest took priority over the mortgagee’s.
Involuntary bailment — the duty of care owed by the mortgagee on execution of a possession warrant download
What do you do when you take possession of a house and the former occupier has left various items of theirs behind?
Equity of exoneration — joint mortgagors do not necessarily have joint responsibility for the secured debt download
It is a not uncommon situation — the family home is jointly mortgaged to secure the debts of a family member’s business.