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Senior Counsel Roger Cohen analyses the recent UK Supreme Court decision in the combined cases of Rossendale Borough Council v Hurstwood Properties (A) Ltd and Wigan Council v Property Alliance Group ltd on EG’s Property Podcast, broadcast May 26. Cohen and business rates specialist Blake Penfold explain the empty property rates avoidance strategy employed by property owners in the case, address the court’s findings on its effectiveness and consider the significant implications of the decision.

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