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Real Estate – The Podcast Series

11 November 2019 | Insight

From REITs, to post-Brexit development, to the future of planning, our real estate podcasts brings you the biggest issues in bricks and mortar.

Latest episode: Oversailing, undersailing and the implications for development

What is oversailing, and why does it matter? Kathryn Oie and Fiona Sawyer discuss what permissions and consents might be needed to oversail, what variations there are on oversailing, such as undersailing, and what can be done where it’s not possible to get the relevant consents.

Full podcast series

Episode 1: Why mark documents "subject to contract" in real estate transactions and JVs?

Kate Wilson and Lucy Morton, lawyers in the Real Estate and Planning teams at HSF, provide a summary of the importance of marking documents with the words 'subject to contract' when entering a real estate transaction or joint venture arrangement, as discussed in the recent Court of Appeal case of Generator Developments v Lidl UK [2018] EWCA Civ 396




Episode 2: Highways – dedication, adoption, maintenance and stopping up

In this podcast, HSF associate Martyn Jarvis explains the difference between dedication and adoption of a highway, what a duty of maintenance of a highway involves and what stopping up is.




Episode 3: Finance Bill 2018 – Impact on REITs

Casey Dalton, Neil Warriner and Will Arrenberg discuss the recent changes affecting the UK REIT regime introduced in the Finance Bill 2018 and their potential impact of UK real estate investment structures.




Episode 4: Brexit and the UK real estate market (Matthew Bonye and Tom Leech QC)

Will the UK's real estate market be frustrated by Brexit? Herbert Smith Freehills' Matthew Bonye shares his views and debates the issue with HSF partner and advocate Tom Leech QC.




Episode 5: The future of planning - Matthew White and Ghislaine Halpenny, in conversation

BPF director of strategy and external affairs, Ghislaine Halpenny, sits down with Matthew White, head of the planning team in London and partner at Herbert Smith Freehills, to discuss planning, its ever-changing nature and the direction it is taking.




Episode 6: CVAs: how landlords can protect themselves from retail insolvency​

What is the up-to-the-minute state of play on CVAs? And how can retail landlords best protect themselves from the risk of retail tenant insolvency? Alice Dockar, Matthew Bonye and John Chetwood from HSF's Real Estate, Real Estate Disputes and Restructuring teams combine to take stock after the High Court's decision in the Debenhams CVA case and Supercuts' administration.




Episode 7: Discussing the registration of overseas entities​

Kate Wilson and Micky Yang from HSF's Real Estate and Corporate Real Estate teams discuss the proposed Registration of Overseas Entities Bill (which will require an overseas entity acquiring property in the UK to publicly register details of its beneficial owners) and the potential impact of the register on investment in UK real estate.




Episode 8: Oversailing, undersailing and the implications for development

What is oversailing, and why does it matter? Kathryn Oie and Fiona Sawyer discuss what permissions and consents might be needed to oversail, what variations there are on oversailing, such as undersailing, and what can be done where it’s not possible to get the relevant consents.


 

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