The last 18 months have undoubtedly been an unprecedented period of uncertainty for retail tenants. One of the conundrums facing landlords and tenant alike has focused on the question of how rent should be…
Articles in ‘Property Disputes’ Category
In recent years we’ve seen a trend of more and more people working from home. But did you know that in the case of rented property, this can change the legal relationship between the landlord and tenant, from a residential tenancy to a business one?
In Property Disputes, we are frequently asked whether it’s possible to recover legal costs from the other party to a dispute. The answer depends on whether the dispute is determined by the civil courts or the specialist property tribunals called the Property Chamber of the First Tier Tribunal (usually abbreviated to ‘FTT’).
Jacqui Walton discusses the plight of unsuspecting new build buyers caught out by onerous ground rent review clauses.
With cohabitation becoming an increasingly common choice among couples, it is important to understand what precautions to take to protect yourself should your circumstances change.
A query from a client recently highlighted the importance of carrying out all necessary due diligence and reaching agreement with your neighbours before building work even starts.
The last thing unmarried couples who have bought a house together tend to think about is “what happens to the house if it all goes wrong?” What if your relationship breaks down? Will you get back what you put in financially? It’s not the most romantic of topics!