Real Estate Quarterly Autumn 2016

Hogan Lovells quarterly newsletter on legal topics relevant to the UK real estate industry. This issue covers:

Hogan Lovells wins Real Estate Legal Team of the Year at the EG Awards.. and reaches the top in the Legal 500

We are delighted to have won the inaugural Real Estate Legal Team of the Year category at the 2016 Estates Gazette Awards!  We have also been promoted to the elite top tier of the Legal 500 UK 2016 for commercial property.  A huge thank you to all our clients and contacts for making this happen.



Solving the surplus: Leasehold liability transactions

Nicholas Cheffings and Laura Oliver offer an answer to the problem of surplus leasehold liabilities.



A game of drones

The use of drones in the UK is increasing rapidly.  Real estate already benefits from the technology but as their use becomes more prevalent it's important to understand what they are, how they are used and what the risks are.  Graham Cutts and Dion Panambalana are on the case.



Great expectations or hard times?

As the most powerful player in the London planning regime, all eyes are on Sadiq Khan as the new Mayor settles into City Hall.  But what the Dickens can we expect to see?  Kathryn Hampton takes a look at the Mayor's top planning priorities and reviews what he has done so far.



Case round up

Lien Tran and Paul Tonkin summarise recent case law.




Tom Eyre-Brook looks at a recent change in TOGC policy whilst Jane Dockeray deals with a proposed change to SDLT filing and payment times.



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