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Commercial Property | 27th November 2019

Commercial Landlords be wary – agreeing to alterations produces problems.

It is not enough for a landlord to have a well written lease which imposes multiple obligations and penalties on a tenant. The landlord must...

John Guthrie

Associate, Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 9th April 2019

Brexit: maddening but not frustrating when it comes to contracts

Brexit may be maddening for business, communities and even the politicians in the thick of it, but in all the uncertainty, one thing seems certain,...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 19th March 2019

The High Street … analysing an uncertain future

Since the turn of the century, people’s shopping habits have changed dramatically and high street shops have struggled to change with them. We now live...

Matthew Winterbottom

Solicitor
Commercial Property | 20th February 2019

Residential properties owned by companies – ATED – Annual Tax...

ATED is an annual tax payable mainly by companies that own UK residential property. Until 1 April 2016, ATED was only applicable to residential properties...

Roderick Campbell

Partner, Head of Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 4th February 2019

When is a door not a door? – When it’s...

When is an accessway not an accessway? When it looks like an access but you have no rights to actually use it. It is not...

Tamzin Mandelli

Partner, Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 12th January 2019

Give it up! Give it up! Baby, Give it up!

No-one has a crystal ball that can definitively tell them what the future holds. Every decision is a risk to a greater or lesser degree....

Tamzin Mandelli

Partner, Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 28th September 2018

RICS Service Charge Code: changes ahead

Services charges can all too often become a source of contention between landlords and tenants. To assist with the process of administering the service charge...

Anne Bridger

Senior Solicitor, Commercial Property
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 | 25th September 2018

When is a licence a lease?

It is often the case that owners of commercial property want to allow occupation of their property on an informal basis, without the time and...

Celia Watts

Consultant, Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 24th September 2018

Is garden land residential property?

This is a question that has excised property lawyers and tax consultants for some time, so what is the answer to selling garden land?  There...

Tamzin Mandelli

Partner, Commercial Property

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