The term ‘leasehold enfranchisement’ relates to rights enjoyed by certain tenants of residential flats under long leases. For example, the right to...
    The process of surrendering a lease is a nuanced aspect of landlord-tenant relations that demands careful consideration. Trainee Solicitor, Jill...
    In his latest monthly Q&A, Property Litigation specialist Will Bartley delves into the rising concerns surrounding new-build housing and the surge in...
    We recently published a blog detailing the rent review process and the issues around serving a rent review notice. See Rent Review in Commercial...
    In property law, if the lease expressly provides, forfeiture allows a landlord to re-enter their commercial property following a breach of the...
    The Government utilised the King’s Speech last week to introduce further proposals to reform leasehold ownership of homes. One proposal was the...
    Most commercial leases contain a rent review clause; a mechanism which enables the landlord to review the rent at set intervals. The rent will be...
    When it comes to real estate, the concept of restrictive covenants plays a significant role in shaping land use and property development. These...
    In his latest monthly Q&A, Property Litigator Will Bartley highlights the importance of the new guidance for private and social landlords regarding...
    The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (the Act) provides tenants of commercial premises (exclusions apply) a right to renew their lease when the initial...
    Property Litigator Will Bartley, discusses what happens when joint-owners no longer wish to jointly own their Property, and what steps can be taken...
    A landlord under a Farm Business Tenancy (FBT) might wish to bring the tenancy to an end for a number of reasons. For example, they may wish to...
    After years of delay from its original announcement in 2019, the Renters (Reform) Bill 2023 was finally introduced in Parliament on 17th May. The...
    UK government’s proposal to limit a residential landlord’s ability to evict tenants without a specific reason, commonly known as “no fault”...
    In March this year the Government published a new 'How to Rent' guidance checklist.
    Options: Yes, No, Don't Know...These were the responses available to a vendor of a property in London whose claim by the purchaser has recently hit...
    Often, the property disputes team at Porter Dodson are instructed by clients to secure a Court order directing a party to do an act (e.g. vacate a...
    Marriage is certainly on the decline. Data from the office for national statistics shows that the latest marriage rates are the lowest on record....