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The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 and we are now in the transition period. The Government is looking to reshape the agricultural industry and the Agriculture Bill and the Environment Bill are two fundamental parts...
Interested in acquiring the unused highway land next to your property?21st February 2020
You have some overgrown grass or shrub highway land next to your property. The council never maintains it. Maybe even you maintain it. The public never use it and there is no obvious current or future public need for this highway land. Is it possible to acquire private control and ownership of this highway land? Maybe even fence it into your property? The short answer is yes.
New RICS Code introduces mandatory requirements for members in business lease negotiations21st February 2020
The current RICS Code for Leasing Business Premises was published in 2007. It is now to be replaced by the new Code for Leasing Business Premises (“the new Code”) which was published by the RICS on 12th February 2020 and is to take effect from 1st September 2020.
Compulsory Purchase - The compensation rights for minor tenancies and long tenancies about to expire18th February 2020
The Court of Appeal in Anixter Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport  EWCA Civ 43 has recently given helpful guidance on the compensation rights of those with minor tenancies and long tenancies about to expire who have been served with a general vesting declaration and/or notice to treat by an acquiring authority pursuant to a compulsory purchase order (CPO).
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