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Nov 16, 2021

Sam James, Trainee Solicitor, discusses archaic Rentcharges and their effects.

Rights to Roam

Sep 29, 2021

Following on from Bright Solicitors participating in 11 Tors in aid of Dartmoor Search and Rescue, Sam James considers The Countryside and Rights of Way Act, and the ‘right to roam’.

Overage Agreements - The Basics

Aug 09, 2021

Increasingly, undeveloped residential garden land and commercial properties are being sold on the basis that the Purchaser enters into an Overage Agreement.

Further Protections for the Commercial Sector

Jul 19, 2021

Alex Jeffery, Head of our Litigation Team, explains the extension of legislation to support business owners affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic. In particular, the protection afforded to businesses from aggressive creditors together with the further support for commercial tenants in paying their rents.

Government announces further support for commercial tenants

Jun 21, 2021

In a press release on 16 June, the government announced further support for commercial tenants. Landlords and tenants are expected to agree on the treatment of rent arrears that have arisen due to the COVID-19 pandemic or be subject to a binding arbitration agreement.

Renewable Energy Projects

Oct 02, 2019

Acquiring an interest in a piece of land for development is not always a straight forward process, especially for developers. We often act for clients who have identified a site of interest, but who aren’t yet sure whether they will actually be able to use the land in the way that they want to.

Principal Private Residence (PPR) Relief and Lettings Relief Changes

Jun 24, 2019

The Government announced in its 2018 budget proposed changes to the application of PPR and lettings relief. These changes are subject to a consultation process but, if implemented, will impact property sales taking place from 6 April 2020 in a retroactive manner.

Brexit will not effect growth of Solar Farms

Sep 30, 2016

The appetite for lucrative solar farms is set to remain strong despite Brexit and Government funding cuts, a leading expert says.

Lawyer Adrian Beddow, who recently joined Plymouth firm Bright Solicitors, says South West farmers are keen to turn land over to electricity generation and well-heeled investors, some from the City others from abroad, are hovering.

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