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Informer: real estate newsletter - Spring 2012


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Welcome to the Spring 2012 edition of Informer. We hope that you will find it an interesting and enjoyable read. If you have any questions or comments on the topics discussed, or real estate matters in general, please do get in touch. Any feedback is always much appreciated.

In this edition of Informer, topics discussed are as follows:

Informer Bites

  • Hot date!
  • Energy Performance Certificates - finally getting some bite?
  • Land Registry introduces new procedures to protect property from fraud
  • Dilapidations claims  – follow the protocol
  • Unintended consequences?
  • All hail the NPPF!


  • Tenants' break options: recent case law provides more banana skins for tenants to slip up on
  • Administrators not liable for advance payments of rent which became due prior to their appointment
  • Occupy London, St. Paul's and getting your land back
  • Reinforcing the green belt – coming soon to a village green near you
  • Is your land contract valid?
  • Neighbour nuisance - the importance of existing planning permission

Welcome to Paul Olliff 

Paul Olliff has joined us as a solicitor in our Real Estate team.  Before joining us on 2nd April, Paul trained and spent his first three years of qualification with Browne Jacobson in Nottingham.  Paul has a wide range of experience, having acted for private equity investors, developers, retail stores and public authorities.  Paul is working with partner John Nelmes in our real estate finance team and will be advising on all aspects of real estate finance and general real estate matters, including sales, acquisitions and landlord and tenant work.

The next edition of Informer will be sent out in the summer. We hope that you enjoyed reading this edition. If you have any questions or comments on the topics discussed, or real estate matters in general, please do get in touch. 

We also would welcome your feedback on the format and content of Informer, so please feel free to email Katharine Fenn with your views.

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