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Property Law Library

This section of the site contains articles, case reports and other material written by our expert team of highly experienced and knowledgable barristers, solicitors and legal commentators, with links to the original sources where available.

The Property Law Library is continually updated from the monthly updates.

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Digital by default 

Article by Eddie Davies, Deputy Director – Digital Services (Head of Product) Automation is at the heart of our plans to develop efficient and resilient land registry services, as set out in our new Business Strategy. By automating services, we expect to significantly...

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Reform of SDLT

Article contributed by Ian Quayle   Reform of SDLT 22.9.22   The government has cut Stamp Duty Land Tax for those purchasing a residential property in England by doubling the level at which people begin paying this tax from £125,000 to £250,000. The change is...

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Property litigation

Article contributed by Chris Richards In the second of two articles on highways maintainable at public expense, Chris Richards discusses TBC Can you sue the landlord?  If the metalwork is on private property, and the premises are being rented out, there will probably...

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Stranger than fiction

Article contributed by Tom Graham A short account of a strange case   As they say, the fact is often stranger than fiction.  This short article stems from a real-life case study in connection with a new build scheme which led to an outcome which was odd in the...

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