The Government has responded to the consultation on unfair leasehold practices by publishing a summary and analysis of the responses on 21 December 2017. The Communities Secretary has announced a number of new measures to cut down on what he terms are "unfair and abusive practices within the leasehold system".Read more
Forsters has advised Jersey resident closed-ended real estate investment company LXB Retail Properties Plc (“LXB”) on the disposal of its remaining retail investments in Stafford.Read more
Head of Family, Jo Edwards, wrote an article for The Law Society Gazette further seeking to dispel the myth of “divorce day”.
In the piece, Jo comments on how the media storm surrounding the phenomenon potentially encourages rushed decisions and acrimonious proceedings.Read more
Head of Family, Jo Edwards, was interviewed by Campden FB about the continuing rise in nuptial agreements.Read more
Head of Family, Jo Edwards, appeared on ITV’s Tonight Show, “Divorce Wars”, to discuss no fault divorce and answer questions on whether UK divorce law is in need of reform.
After the show, Jo took part in a live Facebook Q&A answering questions from viewers and members of the public.Read more
HMRC recently issued an updated set of FAQs regarding the new online Trust Registration Service (TRS) and the information that certain trustees are required to maintain and report.Read more
Forsters has advised developer Peel Logistics Property, together with funding partner Rockspring Property Investment Managers, on the first pre-let at their urban logistics development known as South Central in Nursling, Southampton.Read more
Head of Private Client, Patrick Harney, will present at the Irish Institute of Taxation/STEP Seminar 2017 taking place on 1 December in Dublin.
The seminar is covering Cross-border Succession Planning and Revenue Interactions and Patrick will present recent updates, inheritance tax planning, problem areas and UK implications based on a UK/Irish case study.Read more
Forsters is advising a fund managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) in relation to the redevelopment of an 11-acre site in Chelmsford. Together with development partner, Exton Estates, ASI is developing a 175,000 sq ft retail and industrial park on the former Britvic factory site.Read more
Forsters has advised Brookshire Capital LLP on the portfolio sale of three single let south east industrial assets.Read more