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Landlords win victory in latest CVA challenge case

In the latest High Court decision relating to Company Voluntary Arrangements in the UK, the judge held that the Regis hairdressing group CVA should be revoked on the basis that it favoured...


Residential property reform by UK government: Goodbye to ground rents

In the first part of a long-heralded suite of reforms to leasehold property law in England & Wales, the UK government has introduced a draft Bill which is intended to consign to history ...


Happy News Year for Leasehold Homeowners

In the first working week of the New Year, Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick announced major reforms to the way that houses and flats are owned in England and Wales. The changes could affect ...

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Law Commission heralds new lease of life for residential property Keeping It Real Estate

Just like buses and government slogans, it seems that Law Commission reports on the future of residential property in England and Wales come in threes. Following separate, lengthy...

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COVID-19 in the UK: emergency legislation for renters Keeping It Real Estate

The government has confirmed it will bring forward emergency legislation to protect residential tenants from eviction. Following the Budget which announced mortgage “holidays”...

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Landlord consent case splits the Supreme Court Keeping It Real Estate

Property cases do not often make it all the way to the Supreme Court, let alone cases relating to a landord’s refusal of consent under a lease. For that reason alone, the Supreme...

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High Court doesn't buy Debenhams CVA challenge

Today (19 September), following an expedited trial, the High Court rejected the application brought by affected landlords to challenge the CVA entered into by Debenhams Retail Limited.

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Game, set and match for leasehold housing and ground rents: Government responds to its consultation on leasehold reform Keeping It Real Estate

Last week saw a volley of government announcements for the private rented sector and investors in leasehold residential property. At the Chartered Institute of Housing Conference on 27...

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Real Estate Quarterly Spring 2019

Hogan Lovells quarterly newsletter on legal topics relevant to the UK real estate industry. This issue covers:

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