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Mundy v The Trustees of Sloane Stanley Estate: A Revolution in Leasehold Valuations

“This is the biggest scandal of the leasehold world” – James Wyatt The value of leasehold properties in the UK is in flux this week. The Court of Appeal is currently presiding over the Mundy v The Trustees of The Sloane Stanley Estate case which will decide how leasehold properties [...]

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Building Regulation & Compliance Certificates

When making changes to your property you must be aware of certain building regulations which govern how alteration work and installations can be done. The purpose of these regulations is to maintain the safety and energy efficiency of your property. Work covered by the regulations must be approved by the [...]

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What is a Henry VIII clause?

The term ‘Henry VIII clause’ originates from the infamous King himself who in 1539 published a ‘Statute of Proclamations’. This Statute granted King Henry the power to avoid legislating through Parliament. Instead, he had empowered himself to make statutory changes by public announcement. These clauses currently exist to enable the [...]

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Statement of Compliance Criminal Finance Act 2017

As a firm, we value our reputation for ethical behaviour and for financial probity and reliability. We recognise that over and above the commission of any crime, any involvement in the facilitation of tax evasion will also reflect adversely on our image and reputation. We do not tolerate tax evasion, [...]

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Repeal Bill

  What is the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill? ‘The Great Repeal Bill’ is designed to lay out the way in which EU law will be transferred into domestic law prior to March 2019, the deadline for the UK exiting. Section 3 (1) of the Bill states that ‘direct EU legislation, [...]

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CML Certificates and New Build Warranties

When you buy a new build or a recently converted property your mortgage lender will require you to gain a warranty to protect the building. This is intended to protect your investment, and the mortgage lender’s security, in the event that the builders have become insolvent or ceased to exist. [...]

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