Jill Carey

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    Features

    Brexit and construction law: Changing times

    2017-06-23T06:00:00

    One year on from the EU referendum, nobody knows how a post-Brexit world will look

  • Al Watson and Jill Carey
    Comment

    No newts is good newts

    2017-06-01T06:00:00

    Finding great crested newts on site can cause delays. But plans to streamline the process must play out in the context of changes (or not) to environmental legislation post-Brexit

  • Jill Carey
    Comment

    Adverse possession: A possession of strength

    2014-05-12T08:08:00

    Trespassers can acquire rights to vacant sites so developers need to be vigilant if they own land awaiting development, or are considering buying empty plots

  • Jill Carey
    Comment

    Caught in the Act

    2014-07-28T11:40:00

    Your brilliant idea to develop part of an existing building could easily be scuppered by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 - so best to get advice early

  • Jill Carey
    Comment

    Refurb of tenanted properties

    2015-01-09T06:00:00

    For any tenanted property undergoing refurbishment or maintenance work, it is essential that landlords consider the effects it could have for those renting

  • Jill Carey and Luke Callaghan
    Comment

    Minding your manors

    2015-08-07T07:00:00

    Ancient manorial rights can affect modern property developments. Here’s what you need to know

  • Jill Carey
    Comment

    Vacant possession: Occupied territory

    2013-03-06T06:00:00

    Redeveloping a property can become difficult if there are tenants involved. We examine the issues that landlords should be aware of before trying to start work

  • Jill Carey
    Comment

    Beware restrictive covenants

    2013-04-12T00:00:00

    Restrictive covenants can deal a fatal blow to a developer’s plans. So make sure you understand what effect a convenant will have on the development before you take the plunge

  • Jill Carey
    Comment

    Easements: What's yours is theirs

    2013-06-14T06:00:00

    How easements - rights that people who don’t own the land can exercise on it - can hold up a development

  • Jill Carey
    Comment

    Putting on the brakes

    2013-08-09T07:00:00

    If someone takes out an injunction against a developer, it can cause a serious delay. What are the implications and how can you best prepare to minimise the effect?

  • Jill Carey
    Comment

    Section 144: What about commercial property?

    2013-10-04T06:59:00

    When redeveloping an empty property, the project can be at risk of delay from squatters. The law now protects residential stock – should the same happen with commercial buildings?