Commercial Property | 22nd June 2018

New Lease Code

We await the conclusions of the consultation process launched by The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) on replacing the current Code for Leasing Business...

Anne Bridger

Senior Solicitor, 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

Developers no longer getting tanked up

The UK population has grown by over eight million since 2000. The demand for housing has risen accordingly and housing developers find themselves constantly challenged...

John Guthrie

Associate, 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

Don’t get trapped – mind the gap

In the fast moving world of commercial property, and in particular business leases, deals are struck quickly, money changes hands, a new occupier moves into...

John Guthrie

Associate, 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 | 23rd March 2018

Overage – Case review

Burrows Investments v Ward Homes – Damages for ‘hypothetical bargain’ In this case, a developer in breach of an overage agreement has been held liable...

Tamzin Mandelli

Partner, Commercial Property
Commercial Property | 23rd March 2018

MEES: Final Countdown – Commercial Properties

A reminder that from 1 April 2018, commercial property landlords granting new leases of energy inefficient properties could be liable for hefty fines of up...

Anne Bridger

Senior Solicitor, 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 | 15th December 2017

Calling all tenants – Ideas for your Christmas list!

In the merry season of goodwill, and with landlords feeling wobbly as a result of the Brexit and 2017’s election (in addition to a glass...

Gaenor Thomas

Associate, Commercial Property

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