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UK COVID-19: The FCA Business Interruption Test Case ruling – the end of the ‘Covid clause’ in leases? Keeping It Real Estate

This week the High Court has delivered its eagerly anticipated ruling in the FCA Business Interruption Test Case. The case was brought by the Financial Conduct Authority on behalf of...

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UK COVID-19: Government extends protections for commercial tenants Keeping It Real Estate

After much speculation the government announced on 16 September that it will be extending protections that have been afforded to commercial tenants as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Challenging times – the Use Classes Order and Permitted Development Rights Keeping It Real Estate

Aside from the long-awaited "Planning for the Future" White Paper, the big planning and development talking points of the summer have been the radical reforms to the Use Classes Order and...

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UK COVID-19 – Further protection from eviction for residential tenants Keeping It Real Estate

Following emergency legislation in March 2020, intended to protect residential tenants from eviction during the COVID-19 lockdown (see our blog here) the government has announced further...

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Restrictive covenants – more likely to be enforceable, but don’t forget competition law Keeping It Real Estate

A recent Supreme Court judgment has clarified one of the routes to challenging covenants limiting land use. It has adopted a new approach to assessing the old question of what is a...

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A sign of the times – Land Registry start accepting electronic signatures Keeping It Real Estate

The Land Registry has announced this morning that, with immediate effect and until further notice, they will accept for registration transfers, leases and certain other deeds which have...

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Hold the back page! Cyber attacks hit sport – what can property owners learn? Keeping It Real Estate

In all the COVID chaos it is easy to forget about cyber security vulnerability and that the UK real estate industry remains exposed to cyber attacks through inadequate security systems and...

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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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A black hole in the telecoms code: operators occupying under old agreements left without any protection Keeping It Real Estate

The Upper Tribunal has, reluctantly it is fair to say, found that telecoms operators in situ under agreements granted under the old Code but which expired before the new Code came into...

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