Insights: Legal Updates - April 2016

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Challenging Service Charges


Cinemas often comprise part of a larger development for which the upkeep of communal areas will be centrally-managed. However, what if cinema operators disagree with the type of services provided, or even feel the services not to be relevant? We offer some practical tips on how to avoid paying for someone else’s party. Many cinemas today […]

Office to resi update

Mark Harnett |

The Government has now issued the regulations which make permanent what was the temporary right to convert office buildings to residential use without obtaining an express grant of planning permission.  The new regime comes into effect on 6 April.  The prior approval procedure that must be complied with before works can commence now covers  the […]