PROPERTY & PLANNING LAW CASE STUDIES

Please see below some examples of our Property & Planning Law case studies. If you wish to make any further enquiries or consult our barristers, please click here.

PROPERTY & PLANNING LAW CASE STUDIES

Please see below some examples of our Property & Planning Law case studies. If you wish to make any further enquiries or consult our barristers, please click here.

Aberfeldy Development, London SE5

Advising a buy-to-let property investor on off-plan acquisition of a residential development property using special purpose vehicles and effective tax-planning methods.

Anyimukwu -v- Crossrail Limited

Advising and representation of property owners adversely impacted by the Crossrail project for compensation under the Crossrail Act 2008.

Argyle Estates Limited

Advising a portfolio commercial property investor in respect of the financing, acquisition, leasing, redevelopment and disposal of commercial properties using special purpose vehicles both on and off shore.

Elixir Group Limited -v- London Borough of Enfield

Advice and representation of a property development company in challenging substantial monetary demands by a local authority in connection with Section 106 of the Town & Country Planning Act 1980 in return for granting a planning permission. Secured a 60% reduction in Section 106 contribution amount demanded by the local authority.

Maidstone Investment Limited -v- Phones 4 U Limited

Advising a major West End landlord in respect of a dilapidations claim and the subletting of parts and transfer of obligations under the Law of Property Acts in relation to a West End retail property.

NewsBox Television – London

Advising a start up television production company with respect to acquisition of leasehold production premises and broadcast studios.

Peter Bowring & Anr v Secretary of State for Communities & Local Government & Anr [2015] EWHC 1027 (Admin)

Change of use from single dwelling house to house in multiple occupation

Fowler v Barron [2008] EWCA Civ 377 (CA); LTL 23/4/2008; [2008] 2 FCR 1

Whether a deed of transfer was subject to a constructive trust

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      Our approach to legal practice is always to articulate creative and value-adding solutions for clients whilst delivering timely, efficient and affordable professional services. All clients conduct their affairs within a legal context and Mercantile Barristers’ role is to advise on the conduct of their transactions and affairs in ways that avoid conflict and disputes.

       

      However, should a dispute become inevitable, then our prior engagement would have assured that all the necessary precautions have been taken and mitigating steps adopted. Thus, clients will begin any dispute resolution in a strong position to achieve their desired objectives.

       

      Whether by adjudication, arbitration, litigation, members at Mercantile Barristers will adopt a firm, swift and decisive approach to achieve the best possible results for clients within the shortest possible time. We recognise that no two cases are the same, so we will adapt our style to suit the occasion.

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