Commercial Property | 27th September 2018

A “takeaway” from Prezzo

Prezzo held a sub-lease of a ground floor and basement restaurant. In the lease, Prezzo’s landlord covenanted to “insure the premises in accordance with its...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 27th June 2018

Easements and rights of way – Get off my land!...

If you’ve discovered an easement running through your property, you may be wondering who has access and who can pass over your land. There are...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 22nd June 2018

A cautionary tale – architects’ copyright

Developers need to take care not to infringe copyright in architect’s drawings. In a recent case, the High Court held that copyright in an architect’s...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 21st June 2018

5 top tips to make sure your planning application is...

If you’re attempting to get planning permission to develop your property, you need to ensure that you understand exactly what is expected of you, and...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 23rd March 2018

Touché – A fencing easement

We lawyers often come across fencing covenants in transfer deeds and conveyances, both old and modern. They usually provide that one party promised to maintain...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 15th December 2017

Investing in commercial property – The pros and cons compared...

Some investors will have been looking at commercial property, either for the first time or with a new eye as a result of the recent...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 23rd June 2017

Push the button – actionable interference with a right of...

Installing a gate across the route of a right of way is always an interference but when does it become an actionable interference? The answer...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 23rd June 2017

Haystacks hiding homes : Concealed development – a reminder of...

In the not so distant past, it was possible to achieve a lawful status for an unauthorised development, notwithstanding concealment and deception. Now, following judgments...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 23rd March 2017

Who Owns a Planning Permission?

Anyone can apply for planning permission on any piece of land, whether they own it, lease it, rent it or simply see it from the...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 13th December 2016

Right to Rent and Ban on Tenants’ Fees – A...

On 1 December new criminal penalties came into force for landlords who knowingly let their property to an illegal immigrant. “One Million Landlords at Risk...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property

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