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Latest Legal News

Latest Legal News

Dilapidations: No claim if no works done

Alan McMillan

A lot of money can be gained (or recouped) by landlords pursuing dilapidations claims. The tenant has much to lose. One question has been on the minds and lips of surveyors for as long as dilapidations claims have been around. Does the landlord have to do the works before the claim can ever be successful? 

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By order of the Peaky Blinders

Megan Briggs

In an age where viral marketing and social media reign supreme, establishing the best method of enforcing your intellectual property rights (“IPR”) can be a thorny issue.  Recent years have seen large companies take an increasingly creative approach to managing their IPR, especially trade marks and copyright, often to great effect.

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Capital Gains Tax - Private Landlords Targeted Further

Claire MacPherson

Following the announcement in Budget 2018 that some of the ancillary rules around principal private residence (PPR) relief for capital gains tax (CGT) purposes would change from 6 April 2020, the government has now launched a consultation on these proposed changes. Find the consultation here

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