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18 January 2021

Leasehold Enfranchisement: Government Statement – 7 January 2021 and Parliamentary Statement – 11 January 2021

On 7 January 2021, MHCLG issued an Announcement setting out initial government thinking on the Law Commission's Reports on enfranchisement valuation. This was followed by a Statement in Parliament from Robert Jenrick MP, Secretary of State, on 11 January 2021 which has clarified some of the uncertainties from the initial Announcement.

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18 January 2021

Buying and selling luxury residential property in a competitive market

The purchase or sale of a high value home requires expert legal advice to manage the complexities involved. Our lawyers are dedicated to sharing their knowledge to enable you to navigate the legal practicalities of buying and selling high value assets. We will support you through every stage of the process, and with the largest dedicated Residential Property team in London, we have the strength to do this.

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15 January 2021

Six ways to keep your employees engaged and motivated during lockdown

With England now having entered a third indefinite lockdown, employers should think about the steps they can take to ensure their employees remain engaged, motivated and healthy whilst working from home. We have set out some thoughts on how employers can look to achieve this below.

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19 January 2021

Non-resident SDLT (NRSDLT) – summarised in five Ws and an H

Non-resident SDLT will apply a 2% SDLT surcharge on English residential property purchased on or after 1 April 2021 by a non-UK resident. In this article, we explain what this new surcharge is, when this change will apply, who will be affected and how.

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