20 December 2022

An expert's guide to...Women and Estate Planning - Rebecca Meade speaks to the Dura Society

Trusts and Estates (TTE) Senior Associate, Rebecca Meade, writes for The Dura Society and shares steps to take best advantage of her estate planning advice.

Did you know that, statistically speaking, women are more exposed to inheritance tax (“IHT”) than men?

This may be in part because women have a higher life expectancy and are, therefore, more likely to accumulate wealth.

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14 July 2022

Nine-month warning: Are you ready for looming climate rules?

Commercial Real Estate Senior Associate, Edward Glass, speaks to PlaceTech about what exactly landlords need to know about Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) and how they can prepare for the April 2023 “crunch point” as a ban on continuing to let commercial buildings with poor energy ratings comes into effect.

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29 April 2022

Forced rent auctions: What property and the government need to know about how this will (and won’t) work – Andrew Denye talks to Bisnow

Last week, the Government suggested a new plan to rejuvenate the UK’s high streets and tackle the growing issue of empty retail properties: If one such property has stood empty for more than six months, the local authority could force the owner to rent it out.

This idea has been met with scepticism by industry experts, both in reference to its function and its intended effects.

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4 February 2022

Construction focus: 2021 in selected highlights

Dan Cudlipp, Associate in our Construction team, and Hannah Coupe, Trainee Solicitor, spoke to the Property Law Journal to recap a selection of the legal developments of particular interest and importance to construction professionals in 2021.

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