Monthly Archives:: January 2016

Visa, immigration and nationality application and service fee increases announced for 2016/2017

The Home Office have published a document setting out the changes it intends to introduce to visa, immigration and nationality application fees in the coming year. Most visa categories will see minor upward changes, but application fees in categories that lead to settlement, residence and citizenship will rise by a whopping 25%: Current fees 2016/2017… Read more »

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What is a leaseback? article by Mark Chick

Section 36 of the Leasehold Reform Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 gives the landlord the right to retain certain areas in a collective enfranchisement claim. This applies where the area in question is not let to a qualifying tenant and is owned ‘outright’ by the landlord by virtue of his freehold ownership. The provisions… Read more »

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