The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) today handed down its decision in the conjoined cases of Sloane Stanley Estate v Mundy; Sloane Stanley Estate v Lagesse; and Aaron v Wellcome Trust Limited. Leading London law firm Pemberton Greenish, representing the Trustees of the Sloane Stanley Estate, secured a comprehensive victory for their client in the widely […]
From 6 April 2016, the majority of companies and LLPs in the UK will be required to create and maintain a register of “persons with significant control”. Companies and LLPs should therefore consider carefully any person(s) with “significant control” over them in order to make the appropriate entries in their PSC Register.
The Court of Appeal has provided further guidance on the recent case of Jewelcraft Ltd v Pressland (2015) on the age old question of “what is a house?”
Temporary permitted development rights now here to stay – an article published in The Planner
Published today in Housebuilder, Neil Henderson, Partner at Gerald Eve and Rosie McCormick-Paice, Partner at Pemberton Greenish look at the issues surrounding the current UK housing crisis
A Lecture given by Damian Greenish at the Blundell Memorial Lectures on Property Law – 38th Annual Series
In the context of collective enfranchisement claims made under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (“the 1993 Act”), the extent to which the tenants may acquire the caretaker’s flat within their building has been the subject of developing case law over recent years.
The different relationships in a family business, if not managed properly, can result in conflict and tension. That conflict and tension can, in turn, ultimately lead to serious damage, both to the family and the business.
Until now non-UK tax residents owning property in the UK, have enjoyed fantastic capital returns pretty much free of UK taxes. However the rules have just changed and those same people now have to report and in some cases pay UK capital gains tax on such gains – all within a tight time frame.
Real estate can be bought or sold as a standalone asset or through the acquisition or disposal of shares in a Special Purpose Vehicle (“an SPV”) that owns the property. So what are the implications of each route for the buyer and the seller?