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The Court of Appeal has found in favour of a business tenant and decided that a periodic tenancy had not been created in the intervening period.
The Court of Appeal has overturned an earlier decision and ruled that the formal requirements of a break clause must be followed precisely in order to determine a lease.
Shoosmiths has advised the sellers on the £40m sale of digital marketing agency Realise to St Ives.
Landlords could be at risk of significant liability where tenants operate environmental permits on site.
On 1 April 2014 HMRC took over from the OFT as the regulator of residential and commercial estate agents for the purposes of anti-money laundering.
The recent Supreme Court case of Coventry and others v Lawrence and another should be welcomed by developers.
Chancel repair liability is an ancient liability that attaches to land and requires affected owners to meet the costs of repair of the local church chancel.
Shoosmiths has advised the sellers on the £40m sale of digital marketing agency Realise to St Ives, a UK provider of marketing solutions and publishing services.
A purchaser who obtains part of a propertyt hat has the benefit of a right of way must assume the burden of contribution to that right of way.
Further changes made to the Community Infrastructure Levy Regulations 2010 present opportunities for developers, but also add new complexities.
How do public sector landlords tackle the problem of access in respect of gas safety inspections and fire safety risk in leasehold properties?
OFT launches a market study into residential property management services to leaseholders in England and Wales
The OFT has launched a market study into residential property management services that will look at how the market is working for leaseholders and freeholders in England and Wales.
Pre Localism Act 2011, all mutual exchanges took place by deed of assignment. Post Localism Act, surrender and re-grant is the mechanism used for mutual exchange.
If you are a tenant under a commercial lease and wish to assign your interest, underlet, charge or part with possession, then you are likely to need your landlord’s consent.
Shoosmiths has advised LDC on its investment to support the £17.8m management buyout of GMG Property Services, a UK provider of software services to estate agents.
The Court of Appeal has given judgment in the Gamestation case (Jervis v Pillar Denton and Others). It affects the way that rent is treated in an administration.
Pre-contract enquiries can be time consuming and look cumbersome but replies to enquiries are an important source of information for a buyer.
As a general rule, positive obligations relating to land do not run with it — essentially they do not bind future owners of it.
ACH Shoosmiths has been appointed to the legal services panel of Dumfries & Galloway Housing Partnership.
There are two types of s21 notice and it is important that the correct one is issued to the tenant.