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Briefing Notes

Real Estate e-bulletin – Issue 9

I am pleased to send you the usual periodic offering of commentary on various technical developments in the law affecting commercial property and planning. But of course all this pales into insignificance compared with the challenges we now face because of COVID-19. Like most of you reading this I suspect, I am working from home […]

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Real Estate e-bulletin – Issue 8

We are pleased to bring you the eighth edition of Druces’ real estate e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items.  The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s […]

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Real Estate e-bulletin – Issue 7

We are pleased to bring you the seventh edition of Druces’ real estate e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items.  The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s most […]

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Property e-bulletin – Issue 6

We are pleased to bring you the sixth edition of Druces’ property e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items. The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s most topical […]

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Property e-bulletin – Issue 5

We are pleased to bring you the fifth edition of Druces’ property e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items.  The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s most topical […]

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Property e-bulletin – Issue 4

We are pleased to bring you the fourth edition of Druces’ property e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items.  The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s most topical […]

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Helping Creditors to Realise Bankrupt’s Share Of A Jointly Owned Home

In times of economic uncertainty it is a sad reality that the numbers of individual bankruptcies tend to increase, often dramatically. It is therefore important for trustees in bankruptcy and other insolvency practitioners, lenders and other secured and unsecured creditors to know what their options are in relation to realising any assets to recover sums […]

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Property e-bulletin – Issue 1

We are very pleased to bring you Druces’ first property e-bulletin. Aimed at a property professional/adviser readership, our intention is to bring you a regular collection of interesting recent property and planning focused news items.  The topics covered will be broad ranging, with each article a bite-sized consideration of some of the sector’s most topical issues. […]

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Landlords and Redevelopers beware!

The effect of the new business rates on statutory compensation All Landlords/Developers of commercial property occupied by a tenant protected by the Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 (a business tenancy) should be considering their budgets in light of the forthcoming business rates revaluation. See the example below as to how this might affect you. Those […]

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Residential Property Tax Update

SUMMARY It is important for any individual or company to consider the tax implications in advance of the acquisition or disposal of residential property. The law in this area has been subject to recent changes, some of the most significant of which are discussed below. STAMP DUTY LAND TAX CHANGES Residential property acquired on or […]

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