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Energy and Utilities

Smart Power | Where next for UK onshore wind and repowering?

Many wind farms are reaching the end of their lifetime and repowering these can help the UK hit its onshore
Dispute resolution

Debt recovery and navigating insolvency: what are the options for commercial UK landlords?

There are many practical steps, pitfalls and strategies available for recovering commercial rent arrears, both before and after tenant insolvency
Real estate

UK Landlord and Tenant: Why an overhaul of the 1954 Act is a risky business

Osborne Clarke property disputes partner, Kate New, writes for leading real estate title, EG, on the government's proposals to review

Real Estate and Infrastructure

Final call to prepare for tightened energy efficiency rules for UK commercial property

Landlords have one month to comply before sub-standard EPC ratings become unlawful for existing lettings from April 2023
Regulatory Outlook

Health and safety | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2023

Developers given six weeks to sign contract to fix unsafe buildings | Risks posed by falling trees | Building Safety
Regulatory Outlook

Environment | UK Regulatory Outlook February 2023

Environmental Improvement Plan 2023 | Environmental Targets (Biodiversity) (England) Regulations 2023 | Prime minister creates new Department of Energy Security
Real Estate and Infrastructure

Supreme Court requires tax authorities to explain the reasons that justify the beginning of real-estate revaluations

The ruling has led to a new twist in value verification procedures and how the administration should conduct these procedures.
Urban Dynamics

'Senior living' in the UK : what are the benefits of (and barriers to) development?

Senior living developments present an opportunity to meet demand, ease the healthcare and housing crises and decarbonise the housing sector
Real estate

UK Supreme Court reinstates residential landlords' discretion to apportion service charges 

Unanimous decision limits the role of the First-Tier Tribunal to reviewing contractual and statutory legitimacy
Real estate

Jersey Property Unit Trusts may now need to be on HMRC's trust register

Guidance for unauthorised unit trusts including JPUTs changed on 31 January
Real Estate and Infrastructure

Playbook sets out proposed ethical standards for use of real estate data

As the real estate industry’s digital transformation continues at pace, the utilisation of the data generated from users of the
Real Estate and Infrastructure

How contract variations in UK regeneration schemes interact with public procurement rules

Procurement rules may apply to regen schemes in a number of situations – and developers need to be aware of