Property

Cats and dogs: a lesson in unregistered IP rights

If it’s your perception that intellectual property has little to do with commercial property, you are wrong, as Michael Edenborough QC explains

When exclusivity clauses breach competition law

The CMA has started to use its competition enforcement powers to sanction anti-competitive land agreements between landlords and tenants, say Neil Baylis and Gwe

Tinkering with inheritance tax

Recommendations by the Office of Tax Simplification to streamline inheritance tax are not fundamental reform but are welcome, says Matthe

Warnings over planned section 21 reforms

Government plans to abolish the assured shorthold tenancy (AST) regime could lead to fewer homes being available for rent, law firm Devonshires ha

The sky’s the limit

It’s a long way from her childhood ambition of stand-up comedy but Suzanne Liversidge is embarking on a monumental new leadership role at Kennedys, and plans to bring as many people as possible wit

Doing what you do best

Alison Lobb explains what changed her perception of pro bono and the myriad of different ways of providin

Land Registry fails to meet key targets

HM Land Registry (HMLR) has failed to meet key targets on reducing conveyancer errors and completing complex register cases, according to its annual performanc