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12 Drummers Drumming: Pa rum pum pum pum

Published on 18 December 2017. By Rhiannon Saunders, Senior Associate

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Whilst we all like to get into the festive spirit it's not much fun if you're living next door to those drummers. In this final instalment of the festive blog series we consider what action can be taken against noisy neighbours.

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10 Lords a-Leaping

Published on 14 December 2017. By Rhiannon Saunders, Senior Associate

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It's day 10 of our blog series: The House of Lords was once the court of last resort for most cases heard in the UK. However, in 2009 those Law Lords leapt into the 21st Century and rebranded themselves as the Supreme Court of Justice.

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4 Calling Birds – it's good to talk…

Published on 06 December 2017. By Rhiannon Saunders, Senior Associate

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How will the new electronic communications code affect telecoms providers?

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2 Turtle Doves

Published on 04 December 2017. By Rhiannon Saunders, Senior Associate

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Most leases of both commercial and residential premises include an express quiet enjoyment covenant, but what does this actually mean, and how can you ensure peace is retained.

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Is it game over for ground rent?

Published on 01 August 2017. By Rhiannon Saunders, Senior Associate

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Considering the recent Government proposals to change the rules on ground rent and how those proposals may affect developers.

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Top Tips for Commercial Tenants – Lease Expiry

Published on 27 April 2017. By Rhiannon Saunders, Senior Associate

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Commercial advice for business tenants approaching lease expiry

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Let there be light

Published on 19 April 2017. By Rhiannon Saunders, Senior Associate and Caroline Bywater, Head of Planning

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The importance of light in WELL Building Standards and how it sits within the context of planning law and rights of light

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MIPIM: 10 things we learnt about you

Published on 31 March 2017. By Caroline Bywater, Head of Planning and Rhiannon Saunders, Senior Associate and Johanna Hall, Senior Associate

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A round up of things we learnt during our first experience of MIPIM week, from what to wear to how to plan your diary and make the most of your new connections

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Garden Villages - are they necessary?

Published on 09 January 2017. By Caroline Bywater, Head of Planning and Rhiannon Saunders, Senior Associate

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A recent Government announcement has proposed 14 sites across England to be the first garden villages, with 3 further sites to be new garden towns. But with a country full of deserted and derelict buildings, are garden villages and towns the only way forward?

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5 Partners = 1 Invalid Break Notice

Published on 05 August 2016. By Rhiannon Saunders, Senior Associate

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Landlords beware – if you hold property in the name of a partnership which consists of more than four individuals, and you serve a break notice on your tenants in the partnership name, it may not be valid.

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