Inheritance: Passing it further down – a good plan

A recent survey by insurer Royal London has identified £400bn in private hands waiting to be passed on. And it also shows that those holding it have different views to those who are (or are not) expecting to receive it.



New proposals for Bath Quays South could threaten the city’s World Heritage Status. Follow Stonehenge and bring in UNESCO, say Jason Tann and Christine Hereward.


Here’s the latest on the non-dom reform

What will happen to clean capital, tainted trusts and enveloped assets under the new tax regime? John Goodchild reports. The UK government has at last disclosed further details of the tax changes for UK resident non-domiciled individuals first announced in July 2015. The government remains determined to implement all the changes with effect from 6 […]


Will housebuilders down tools until the referendum storm has passed?

In September 2015, the government announced its aim for a million new homes to be built in England by 2020. Christobel Smales writes in Property Week


Breaking the land bank

Tesco used sale and leaseback transactions to release value from its property portfolio. But would it have been better off keeping the freehold of its own stores? Jason Tann comments on Tesco’s property investment strategy.


Jason Tann, Head of Commercial Real Estate comments on the West End Green development

Last month Westminster City Council approved Berkeley Homes’ controversial West End Green development next to the Paddington Green police station after eight storeys were lopped from the tower forming part of the scheme. Jason Tann, Head of Commercial Real Estate at Pemberton Greenish LLP, examines the rationale for the planning decision and considers whether it is likely to set a precedent for other developers seeking to raise West London’s skyline to new heights.



Sloane Stanley Estate v Munday Flat 3, 36 Elm Park Road London SW3 (Flat 3) Sloane Stanley Estate v Lagesse Flat 11, 26-28 Elm Park Road (Flat 11) Aaron v Wellcome Trust Flat 5, 17 Cranley Gardens London SW7 3BD (Flat 5) The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has now handed down its long awaited decision […]


Pemberton Greenish secures outstanding victory at the Upper Tribunal in the ‘Relativity Cases’

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 […]


PSC Register – Is Your Company Ready?

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.


Further Clarification on “What is a House”

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?”