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The community right to buy introduced by the Localism Act 2011 is based on the concept of giving local people the opportunity to take control of assets and facilities in their neighbourhoods.
Budget summary: spring 2015 download
An overview of the main changes outlined by the Chancellor.
The NPPG includes a proposal that a financial credit should be applied to affordable housing contributions where buildings are brought back into use or demolished in order to allow redevelopment.
We explain the timescale for making and serving an application for judicial review and the searches and enquiries that we carry out prior to completion to investigate whether a challenge has been made.
Various factors can be taken into account at site set-up which will make a development more attractive to a purchaser of the reversionary interest of the freehold.
Overriding interests in registered land have long been and remain a controversial area of debate for practitioners and academics alike.
The Court of Appeal has handed down a decision which reminds us of the importance of carefully considering the treatment of VAT during any land transaction.
It is important when looking to commence a planning permission that careful consideration is given to the requirements of the relevant planning conditions.
A number of developers and private landlords have become unstuck by a little-known legal provision set out in the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1973.
This article is intended to offer developer clients an insight into the current state of play with flooding policy.
Developers should be fully aware of these neighbourly issues and risks, otherwise they could be faced with delays, increased costs and potentially an injunction.
Housebuilders, large and small, are all too familiar with the well-established ‘weapons of choice’ aimed at delaying or thwarting development.
To avoid last-minute hurdles, there are a number of points to be aware of during the development and plot sales process.
Some of you are more than well acquainted with the law on town and village greens and the threat to development that it poses.