Top 5 posts of 2015

At the end of a busy year across all sectors of the Built Environment we pause to re-visit the 5 most popular posts of 2015.

1.Changes under CDM 2015 – A Checklist

shutterstock_110397776The Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015) govern the management of health, safety and welfare on construction projects in the UK. CDM 2015 will replace the current Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 (CDM 2007). CDM 2015 will apply to both new and existing projects.
Available to download as a PDF from our free downloads area.

2. Free download: 4 steps to take when acting on the grant of an easement over tenanted land

meerkats (downloads page)A tenant can acquire a right for the benefit of its lease against an adjoining landowner. A tenant can also acquire a right against its own landlord, another tenant of its landlord or a third party. When dealing with the landlord or property owner of tenanted land on the grant of an easement, it is important to check whether any tenant of that land has rights which would interfere with the grant of the easement or which may require the tenant to join in to effectively grant the easement.
Available now from our free downloads area.

3. The Infrastructure Act 2015: Fracking’s key to the kingdom?

fracking infrastructure act 2015 lexis nexisThe Infrastructure Act 2015 (IA 2015) received Royal Assent on 12 February 2015 and this has had an effect on a couple of key areas connected with fracking.

https://blogs.lexisnexis.co.uk/purposebuilt/the-infrastructure-act-2015-what-does-this-means-for-fracking/

4. Lock-out agreements & exclusivity: 6 ‘key’ drafting points

padlocks heartIn an ever more competitive property market, exclusivity or “lock-out” agreements are coming back to the fore.
This blog post highlights a few of the ‘key’ points (pun intended) to keep in mind when drafting or negotiating these agreements.

https://blogs.lexisnexis.co.uk/purposebuilt/lock-out-agreements-exclusivity-6-key-drafting-points/

5. 6th April – Key Updates in Property Legislation

londonA number of property-related changes came into effect this April. This post summarized the key legislative updates.

https://blogs.lexisnexis.co.uk/purposebuilt/6-april-key-updates-in-property-legislation/

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