A round-up of some key legal developments in England and Wales for the real estate sector.
In this edition we take a look at HMOs and ASTs, a new register of beneficial ownership and new laws and taxes across the border.
The government plans to implement a public register of the beneficial ownership of overseas legal entities owning, or wanting to buy, property in the UK.
We recently reported on new regulations laid before parliament to extend the scope of mandatory licensing for houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) with effect from...
Landlords in England face a myriad of statutory rules and regulations when granting assured shorthold tenancies (ASTs) – the default for residential tenancies...
The increasing divergence between the law in England and that in Wales is easy to overlook but worth having on the radar.