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The Big World Cup Related Question: What Are the Differences Between Russian and English Property Law?

June 29, 2018 | Commercial Property

Like most people out there watching the World Cup, I have one question that dominates my mind on a near constant basis. I look over at my glossy wall-chart, scores for teams I never thought I’d watch etched into the shiny surface with a faltering biro, the teams I’ve picked up in the work’s sweepstakes(Read more)

2017 Budget

December 01, 2017 | Commercial Property

  Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, delivered the 2017 Autumn Budget on 22 November 2017. Here we look at some of the points likely to be of particular interest to our clients: Property and Housing As of 22 November 2017, Stamp Duty on homes worth up to £300,000 will be abolished for first time(Read more)

Non-Domestic Private Rented Property: New Energy Efficiency Minimum Standards

August 11, 2017 | Commercial Property

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (‘BEIS’) has issued guidance to landlords ahead of the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) Regulations 2015 (‘the Regulations’) coming into force. The Regulations introduced a minimum level of energy efficiency for private rented property and covers all non-domestic property unless the property is not required to have(Read more)

Post ‘BREXIT’: The Only Certainty is…Uncertainty?

July 12, 2016 | Residential Property, Commercial Property, Employment, Dispute Resolution, Business Services, Wills and Probate, Family Services, Motoring and Road Transport, The Arts

Although there has been huge political fallout in the last fortnight as a result of the BREXIT vote, the long-term effect on British jobs, business and individuals is unclear. From an economic perspective, after an initial plummet from 6338 to under 6000, the stock market appears to have recovered to near pre-vote levels (FTSE 100(Read more)

Proposed development in Bicester

February 16, 2016 | Commercial Property more)