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Department: commercial property

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 (as amended) puts uses of land and buildings into various categories known as 'Use Classes' 

Changes to the planning use classes have been introduced this month under the Use Classes Order Amend…

There is an alarming rise in property fraud to which every property owner is vulnerable with fraudsters using increasingly sophisticated methods to misappropriate property interests. Those properties that are either unregistered at the Land Registry,…

The advent of the Coronavirus has caused an unprecedented impact on the operation of many businesses in the UK. As the situation develops on a daily basis both landlords and tenants are having to evolve to face the challenges of the effect of this no…

What are the Minimum Energy Efficient Standards (MEES)?

The minimum energy efficiency standards (MEES) where introduced under the Energy Efficiency (Private Rental Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 and since April 2018 prohibit the gran…

Katy Williams has recently joined Neves Solicitors as Senior Associate in Commercial Property. 

Katy has specialised as a Commercial Property Solicitor since qualifying in 2004. She has acted for individuals, varying size businesses, owner managed c…

Stamp duty land tax liability needs to be considered by anyone acquiring a freehold or leasehold interest in a commercial property.

Currently stamp duty land tax for commercial property is payable at the following rates:

  • 0% - up to £150,000 of th…