Property Law

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Communities would get a greater share of increases in land value arising from local authority planning decisions and public investment in infrastructure under legislative proposals from the government. The general scheme of the Land Value Sharing and Urban Development Zones’ Bill was published

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Legislation removing this month's deadline to register rights of way with the Property Registration Authority (PRA) has come into effect. The enactment of the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2021 today repeals a number of changes to the law on prescriptive easements and profits à prendre

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Eugene F Collins has announced the appointment of Lisa Griffin as a senior associate in the firm's property and construction team. Ms Griffin has wide experience in the leasing, acquisition and disposal of commercial, office and retail property. She also specialises in property-based lending for bot

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Millions of leaseholders will be given the right to extend their lease by a maximum term of 990 years at zero ground rent under the "biggest reforms to English property law for 40 years". At present, the right to a lease extension enables a lease to be extended by 50 years in the case of a house and

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Property sales and viewings can continue under the new Covid-19 restrictions in Northern Ireland, the Department for Communities has confirmed. The Northern Ireland Executive imposed increased restrictions for six weeks beginning 26 December 2020, which will be tightened further on Friday.

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The Property Registration Authority (PRA) has announced the reopening of the registry of deeds for access to pre-1970 records. Access to the registry is available from today on an appointment basis only, with appointments made via a new online booking system.

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Property lawyer Sharon van Sinderen has been appointed as senior counsel at housebuilder Quintain Ireland. Ms van Sinderen joins the company from Tuath Housing Association, where she was senior solicitor, and has previously held roles with NAMA and business law firm Mason Hayes & Curran.

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A new facility allowing solicitors to top up their suspense accounts through card payments will be piloted from today, the Land Registry has announced. In a note to practitioners, Christine Farrell, the registrar of titles, said testing on the enhanced LandWeb Direct system has been completed.

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A furniture business has secured a High Court injunction preventing its eviction after it was unable to pay its rent as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Design Features Ltd, represented by Dublin law firm Sherwin O'Riordan, argued that the threatened eviction was not permissible under the lease

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There is "huge potential" for the real estate market in Belfast in spite of continuing political uncertainty, real estate lawyer Gareth Planck has said. Mr Planck, a partner at Eversheds Sutherland, addressed 100 leaders from the real estate, property development, finance and business community at a

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ByrneWallace has been recognised as one of Ireland’s leading law firms in the private rented sector (PRS) and build-to-rent sector. The firm advised both buyers and sellers in 12 out of the top 45 transactions in Ireland last year, according to real estate agents Hooke & MacDonald.

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Graham Pierce, partner and head of commercial property at Worthingtons Solicitors in Belfast, examines the law on signage in Northern Ireland. A tenant of commercial premises will normally expect to display signs at or near his premises indicating the name and nature of his business and any promotio

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