Aspiring property hosts must check the small print

As the shutters lift on life, with shops and bars opening and holiday planning underway, property owners may be thinking of cashing in on the...

Lucy Penfold

Senior Solicitor, Dispute Resolution
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 12th November 2019

Residential Lease Extensions On Flats – A Taxing Issue

You are a flat owner.  After a lot of hard work, you have managed to persuade your fellow flat owners to purchase the freehold of...

Sarah Osborne

Partner, Head of Leasehold Enfranchisement
Residential Property | 6th June 2019

The elderly facing hidden fees on retirement properties and homes

As the age demographic of our society has changed over the last 2 or 3 decades there has been a similar change in approach to...

David Knapp

Partner, Residential Property
Commercial Property | 12th January 2019

Give it up! Give it up! Baby, Give it up!

No-one has a crystal ball that can definitively tell them what the future holds. Every decision is a risk to a greater or lesser degree....

Tamzin Mandelli

Partner, Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 27th September 2018

A “takeaway” from Prezzo

Prezzo held a sub-lease of a ground floor and basement restaurant. In the lease, Prezzo’s landlord covenanted to “insure the premises in accordance with its...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial & Corporate | 15th August 2018

Company Voluntary Agreements – how businesses are using them to...

In recent months, there has been a growing interest in the way businesses are using a particular type of insolvency prevention procedure – known as...

Sheralle Fisher

Solicitor, Commercial & Corporate
Dispute Resolution | 11th June 2018

Putting on the brakes: decelerating the accelerated possession procedure

On 6 June 2018 Simon Wood, a barrister in the Hart Brown Dispute Resolution department, presented a paper at the RICS Regional Conference for the...

Simon Wood

Barrister, Dispute Resolution & Accredited Mediator
Leasehold Enfranchisement | 16th May 2018

WARNING FOR LANDLORDS… How does a revocable licence become an...

The recent judgment by the Court of Appeal in the case of The Corporation of Trinity House of Deptford Strond v 4-6 Trinity Church Square...

Suzannah Johnson

Senior Chartered Legal Executive, Leasehold Enfranchisement
Commercial Property | 23rd March 2018

Don’t get trapped – mind the gap

In the fast moving world of commercial property, and in particular business leases, deals are struck quickly, money changes hands, a new occupier moves into...

John Guthrie

Associate, Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 23rd March 2018

MEES: Final Countdown – Commercial Properties

A reminder that from 1 April 2018, commercial property landlords granting new leases of energy inefficient properties could be liable for hefty fines of up...

Anne Bridger

Senior Solicitor, Commercial Property