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JAN
31

Party walls: resolving and preventing disputes

At Lewis Nedas, we are property law experts. From drafting and negotiating leases to conducting complex conveyancing transactions, our team is on hand to assist you. We are also specialist litigators and therefore well placed to prevent and resolve contentious issues arising in relation to property law. One particular area of law in England and Wales which often causes significant disputes is the law relating to party walls.

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JAN
31

Forfeiting a lease

At Lewis Nedas, we are property law experts. From drafting and negotiating leases, to conducting litigation when a landlord and tenant relationship breaks down, our team is on hand to assist you. We have particular expertise when dealing with forfeiture of a commercial lease.

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JAN
31

Enfranchisement and lease extensions for flats

Property law is highly complex – never more so than when dealing with lease enfranchisement and lease extensions. The legislation governing this process – the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 – has been subsequently amended several times and can be dense for the layperson to understand. In addition, the law of England is fairly unique in the way it deals with enfranchisement and extensions of leases. Therefore, it is vital that you seek expert legal advice to help you understand this area of law.

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JAN
31

Overview of rent review procedure

Commercial leases will generally include a clause dealing with rent review. The purpose of a rent review clause is to allow for a review, in accordance with a specified timetable, to establish whether the rent should change over time. This clause enables tenants to stay in properties for long periods of time without the landlord losing out as the market around the property increases. It allows for a negotiation between the parties to ensure fairness for both sides.

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JAN
21

Sentencing success for Keith Woods client

Keith Wood along with Jonathan Green and Ryan Thompson of Drystone Chambers recently concluded the defence case at Blackfriars Crown Court on behalf of a British hacker who admitted being paid to disrupt a Liberian phone network. Daniel Kaye admitted attacking the phone company and in doing so inadvertently crashing Liberia's internet in 2016. The NCA maintain he remains at the heart of a major international investigation into hundreds of acts of cyber sabotage around the world. The National Crime Agency says Kaye is perhaps the most significant cyber criminal yet caught in the UK.

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