Legal Updates

13 January 2022

Cladding Crisis – finally, a workable solution or more empty promises?

The Housing Secretary has detailed the government’s plan to “reset” its approach to building safety in order to “protect leaseholders and make wealthy developers and companies pay to fix the cladding crisis”.

Tom Beak

21 July 2021

The future of the City: An insight into the effect of coronavirus on commercial tenants

On 16 March 2020 Number 10 advised those living in the UK against “non-essential travel” in order to curb the growing outbreak of Coronavirus. This encouraged many office-based businesses to communicate to their employees that they should work from home until further notice. 

Jessica Rice

9 February 2021

The Stamp Duty Holiday was a welcome boost for the Property market, but what will follow?

As you will be aware from our earlier blog, the government introduced a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) holiday which began on 8th July 2020 and ends on 31st March 2021.

Matthew Copeland

9 July 2020

Stamp Duty Land Tax (‘SDLT’) ‘Holiday’ Announced: But what does it mean?

The Chancellor has today announced that there will be an 8 month temporary cut in SDLT with no charge on ‘any’ residential property transactions with a value under £500,000, by lifting the SDLT threshold from £125,000 to £500,000.

9 June 2020

FAQs on the Building Safety Fund - act now for assistance in replacing non-ACM cladding

Frequently Asked Questions on the Building Safety Fund

Tom Beak

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