Commercial Property

Residential Landlords Beware…

As a result of recent case law, it has been made clear that an owner of a long leasehold interest in a building can be liable to his own tenant for defects in the building, even if someone else is responsible for repairs under the legal title obligations.  Under an Assured Shorthold tenancy agreement, there […]

R22 Phase Out

From 1st January 2015 it will be illegal to top up air conditioning systems with R22.

Stamp Duty update

We set out the rates for stamp duty land tax for 2013/2014.

Stamp Duty Land Tax

Beware – HMRC has confirmed that it is cracking down on Stamp Duty Land Tax avoidance schemes.