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Real Insights - Property Update

Issue 48

Tribunal modifies lease covenant to allow new private members' club in Berkeley Square

In Berkeley Square Investments Limited – v - Berkeley Square Holdings Limited [2019] UKUT 0384 (LC) a tenant successfully widened the user provision in its lease, by satisfying two of the statutory grounds under S.84 of the Law of Property Act 1925.

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13252A missed opportunity - No further guidance on Franses test

A missed opportunity - No further guidance on Franses test

Sadly for the landlord and tenant world, the appeal in London Kendal Street No 3 Ltd v Daejan Investments Ltd [2019] PLSCS 166, the first County Court decision after the Supreme Court's ground breaking decision in S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd [2018] UKSC 62; [2018] EGLR 4 has settled.

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Boundary disputes: back again

On 15 January 2020, the Earl of Lytton presented the Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill 2019-20 for a first reading in the House of Lords.

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Don’t MEES the date

Since 1 April 2018 the grant of a relevant tenancy has been unlawful where the property has an EPC rating of F or G

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12327Susan Freeman, Partner, Real Estate

Susan Freeman on predictions for the 2020 Real Estate industry

At the beginning of a new year and decade, property’s leading lights reveal their hopes, expectations and resolutions for 2020 to Property Week.

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98Patricia Brown Hon FRIBA

Patricia Brown Hon FRIBA Director, Central.

Patricia Brown advises and guides civic and business leaders advises and guides civic and business leaders on urban change and development.

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