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Real Insights - Property Update

Issue 74: February 2023

Real Insights - Property Update

Contractual considerations for parties embarking on mass timber projects

Mass timber products (such as CLT, LVL and glulam) have low embedded carbon and physical attributes that make them a viable alternative to steel and concrete in medium and certain high-rise buildings. They have the potential to be truly pivotal in the industry's drive to net zero carbon.


Happy birthday to the Telecoms Code

In a recent piece for EG, Property Litigation Managing Associates Catherine Rolfe and Isabel Emerson-Lich collaborated with Kerry Bretherton KC of Tanfield Chambers to reflect on the five years since the Electronic Communications Code came into force. In addition to exploring the plethora of cases aimed at clarifying the Code and plugging gaps in its drafting, they also look at what can be expected in 2023.

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Supreme Court – Tate viewing platform is a common law nuisance

In a landmark judgment the Supreme Court has confirmed that overlooking from one property to another is capable of being a private nuisance. Read our full article on the significance of this ruling here. Members of our Property Litigation team have also had their thought quoted in several articles, including Partner Laura Odlind in The Evening Standard and Partner Mark Reading in Property Week.

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