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How far can flat owners repair “defects” in their lease via claiming a lease extension?

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Can flat owners enfranchise a number of blocks via a single claim?

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Landlord and Tenant Act 1954: Tenant’s objections and the objective element of ground (f)

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Disposing of Charity land; the importance of compliance with the Charities Act 2011

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Government funding for Cladding Remediation

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Rentcharges – a plague on your houses?

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Ground Rent Prohibition to Catch Non-Statutory Lease Extensions

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Mark Vinall features in News on the Block with an article on Labour Promises Around Leasehold

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Karen Cooksley and Alex Woolcott feature in Building magazine with an article on design and height in planning policy

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Right to Manage Consultation

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Labour Promises Around Leasehold

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Mary Walsh features in LAB&M in an article on rent reforms

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WS features in 24 Housing in relation to advising Sovereign Housing Association on its recent £250m unsecured club loan with five lenders

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Robert Botkai and Dhana Sabanathan feature in the latest edition of Petrol Heads-Up highlighting some of the personal tax issues to consider when selling your business

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WS features in 24 housing in an article on Stafford and Rural acquiring more than 150 homes from Clarion

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Upper Tribunal Decision Triple Rose Limited v Miss Bronwyn Stride – Variation of Defective Lease

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Mary Walsh features in Local Authority Building & Maintenance with an article on rent reform

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Robert Botkai features in Forecourt Trader with an article about new tobacco regulations

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ASTs – Are you compliant?

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Colette McCormack features in Place North West in an article about the upcoming Meet The Authorities event

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Tim Fogarty features in Building Online in an article on the New London Architecture’s Tall Buildings Survey 2019

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Protecting your property sales in an uncertain market

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Just how long is a piece of string? Judicial Review in Planning Decisions

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E:gen April 2019

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The Appropriation of Land for Planning Purposes

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Prior Planning Prevents Perilous Piping!

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Breach of development tolerances

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Winckworth Sherwood advises Apex Airspace on funding from Homes England and GLA

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​Colin Hall features in EG Online with an article on district heating

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Winckworth Sherwood advises on significant East London regeneration scheme

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Colette McCormack features on the front cover of Liverpool Waters magazine – The Current

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Colin Hall is mentioned in 24Housing in their article on ESCos

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Liam Hale features in Inside Housing in their article on Fitness for habitation – the new law explained

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EMA v Canary Wharf : Brexit and Leases

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Joint Ventures: putting them together, trends and tips

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Karen Cooksley is featured in The Times

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018

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Karen Cooksley is featured in Property Week

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“Here’s another fine mess you’ve gotten me into”…Environmental liability on petrol forecourts

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Shorter deadline for SDLT filing and payment from 1 March 2019

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Protecting your property sales in an uncertain market

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The Silk District

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Gascoigne Estate

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Colette McCormack features in Property Week

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Mark Vinall features in News on the Block

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When does a “flat” exist for flat owners to claim a new lease of or take into account when enfranchising the freehold?

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Can flat owners frustrate development by enfranchising the freehold to their block?

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WS is mentioned in Property Funds World and Insider Media Limited

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Karen Cooksley appointed to the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation planning committee

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Shopping around: councils can find fortune by diversifying into retail

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Individuals from our Social Housing, Housing Finance, Construction and Real Estate teams are quoted in Property Reporter

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Eleanor Kilminster is quoted in Local Authority Building & Maintenance

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Andrew Kinsey features in Funds Europe in an article on commercial office investment

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Flat owners prevented from enjoying flat roof terrace by their lease

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Andrew Kinsey is featured in Property Week

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Landlord’s management fee immune from reasonableness challenge by flat owners as a service charge

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Landlords do not always have a free hand to grant flat owners consent to make alterations

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Can flat owners who have extended their lease then seek to exclude lease restrictions on the basis that they are an unfair term?

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Why councils are approving schemes that the courts later block because of daylight impact

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Alexandra Reid writes for Construction News

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Shared Ownership and SDLT : Extension of First Time Buyer’s Relief

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Karen Cooksley is quoted in Property Week

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Laying the golden brick: when will a modular construction project benefit from zero-rate VAT?

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E:gen October 2018

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Flat sales may be held up or even frustrated by the right to manage

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Overage drafting essentials

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Residential Modular Construction: When will a modular construction project benefit from the VAT zero-rate?

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New rules for social housing providers

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Is the NPPF illegal? Karen Cooksley is quoted in Construction News

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Upcoming seminars hosted by Winckworth Sherwood show how to design and deliver efficient, compliant heat networks

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Robin Dabydeen features in Tax Journal

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Winckworth Sherwood advise Catalyst and Redrow Homes on 450-home Brentford joint venture

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The build-to-rent sector is still growing, despite Brexit. James Duncan discusses in Funds Europe

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Alex Woolcott writes for EG on design specifications in the finalised National Planning Policy Framework

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Eugenia Villarosa v Robert Ryan – can Personal Representatives claim a new flat lease after two years from the date of Grant of Probate?

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Liam Hale writes for Inside Housing: Court of Appeal sets new precedent for landlords evicting troublesome tenants

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Sophie Ellwood features in real estate taxation webinar for Lexis Nexis

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Winckworth Sherwood advises on £82 million deal between Redrow and M&G

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James Duncan comments in Funds Europe

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E:gen July 2018

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BTR can be a panacea for local government housing challenges

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Charis Beverton discusses cladding in Construction Manager

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A Flexible Planning System?

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Taxing Times for Commercial Property

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Tread carefully when it comes to Land Value Capture: Colette McCormack writes for Estates Gazette

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E:gen May 2018

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Leasehold Reform – How could it affect you?

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Interim payment & smash and grab adjudications – the beginning of the end?

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Court rules that ground floor maisonette lease does not include the subsoil beneath it

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What proposals to resolve viability in local plans mean for you: Karen Cooksley quoted in Planning Resource

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NPPF reforms: Government has misjudged the real obstacles to development: Karen Cooksley writes for Building.co.uk

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MIPIM Cycle 2018

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NPPF reforms have plenty of bark, but no bite: Karen Cooksley writes for Estates Gazette

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Delay claims – managing risk in uncertain climate: Ed Lamport writes for Building.co.uk

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NPPF reforms: Overly simplistic rhetoric – Karen Cooksley writes for Construction News

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The ayes have it: to what extent will estate regeneration ballots benefit residents? Colette McCormack and Lindsay Garratt write for Building.co.uk

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Colette McCormack named as one of 2018’s most influential women in planning by The Planner

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Housing: Time for councils to stand up and deliver – Karen Cooksley writes for Local Government News on the NPPF

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Can local authorities team up with developers in LLPs?

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Karen Cooksley quoted in Property Week: Government should concentrate on speeding up building rather than punishing developers

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E:gen – February 2018

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Rights of way: potential danger for developers

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A Poor Start to the Year for Flat Owners Seeking to Extend Their Leases or to Acquire the Freehold

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Colette McCormack quoted in Estates Gazette: Will resident ballots play a positive role in estate regeneration?

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The Right to Manage : Qualification and Procedure

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Here’s how the Mayor’s London Plan could use public infrastructure projects like Crossrail 2 to plug the funding gap and build more affordable homes for the city

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Partner Karen Cooksley awarded the Movers & Shakers ‘Fellowship’ award

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Stamp Duty Land Tax – First Time Buyers Relief – And how this affects Shared Ownership

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Right to Manage Flow Chart

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Sugar Quay Development

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PRS Jargon Buster

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Why District Heating Is A Hot Topic: Colin Hall and Ruth Barnes write for Building Magazine

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Conveyancing FAQs

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Enfranchisement FAQs

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Nine Elms Project

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Crossing the Threshold

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The Right to Manage: Key Features

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Lease Extension: The Right, Selling, Timing and Key Issues

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Community Right to Bid – a barrier to development?

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Restrictive covenants predating the 1925 Act: has the benefit passed?

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Housing Deregulation: changes from 6 April 2017

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The younger generation finally make a stand. Did the broken housing market influence their choice?

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E:gen – July 2017

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CHP: The common pitfalls – Ruth Barnes writes for Local Government News

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Karen Cooksley quoted in Building Magazine: ‘Projects won’t be delivered’

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Cladding – what next?

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Collective Enfranchisement

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Institutional funded PRS – LINQ Housing

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Winckworth Sherwood grows its real estate team

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Mark Vinall quoted in News on the Block

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Consumer Code : Fourth Edition – April 2017

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Roger Fitton quoted in Local Government News: ‘Making use of unloved spaces’

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Chris Brigstocke quoted in Estates Gazette

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Rent Deposit Deeds: held by trust or by charge?

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Karen Cooksley interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s ‘You & Yours’

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Will the Housing White Paper reform Leasehold?

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Winckworth Sherwood boosts its planning and real estate team

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Relativity post Mundy: Are lease extension premiums set to increase for flat owners?

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Flat owners upgrade precarious garden licence for permanent right of use via the enfranchisement process

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High Court ruling to impact on flat owners planning to sell up

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Buy to Let Landlord Escapes Liability to Tenant

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Can freeholders retain the ability to develop common parts when flat owners enfranchise the freehold?

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Buy to Let Liability? Twist, hold or perhaps incorporate!

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Can flat owners use the right to manage to frustrate the freeholder’s development plans?

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Nemcova v Fairfield Rents Ltd : Short Term Lettings

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Commencement of Development – Practical Tips and Pitfalls

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PRS Brochure

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The pitfalls of right to manage claims and how to avoid them

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Brexit and Enfranchisement Premiums: Where are we headed?

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Enderby Wharf

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Battersea Power Station

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Winckworth Sherwood shortlisted for Legal Business Awards 2016 – Real Estate Team of the Year

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Update – Higher rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on purchases of additional residential properties

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Purchase of a £6 million new build property by overseas individual

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Investment Management: Freehold Reversion

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Nethermayne development, Basildon

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Karen Cooksley wins ‘Mover & Shaker of the Year 2015’

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Shared Ownership – Change to Pre-Emption Rights

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Queensland Road – Joint Venture

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Mark Vinall runner up for ‘Solicitor of the Year’ at Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards 2015

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Asset Management: Acquisition of Freehold and Leasehold Reversion

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Government unveils the PRS Energy Efficiency Regulations

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Still an Overriding Concern?

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Winckworth Sherwood named ‘Best Real Estate Investment Legal Team – UK’ by Wealth & Finance Magazine

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Acquisitions and disposals of investments in UK commercial property

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Imperial Capital, LLC

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Great Yarmouth’s Outer Harbour

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Court of Appeal rules in road maintenance dispute

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A-Z of flying freeholds

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Localism: What you should know about Parish Councils

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