Property Patter: what now for business tenancy renewals under the 1954 Act?
COVID-19 is leading to major changes in the landlord and tenant relationship in relation to commercial leases. But how will this affect the courts’ approach to determining renewal lease terms under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954? Emma Humphreys explores the most likely areas of dispute with Georgina Redsell and Samuel Lear.
Residential property developer tax: Draft legislation published and technical consultation launched
While a number of important issues have been addressed in the legislation, there is still a lot outstanding.
Property Patter: the tactics of settlement offers
What impact can settlement offers have on costs?
Strategic Planning for Modern Landed Estates
The second in our series of articles on succession planning for landed estates covering a wide variety of matters.
Thirsty work – Reporting on data centre water usage and environmental measures in the EU
When can you set off claims against different elements of a project
The Court’s decision raises important drafting considerations for construction contracts involving multiple elements of a project.
Drafting terms and conditions or negotiating a contract? Be wary of "unusual" and "exorbitant" exclusion clauses
When drafting a set of terms and conditions, companies must adhere to the requirements contained in the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977
Stop, collaborate and listen: Top 10 Tips with Collaboration Agreements
Providing you with the top ten tips on collaboration agreements - what should you know?
Phase out of temporary restrictions on use of winding up petitions
Hannah takes a look at the recent UK Government announcement on statutory demands and the presentation of winding up petitions
Fiona Edmond and Mark Smith write for Property Week on data centres as an infrastructure asset class
The complexity of operational issues is something those new to the sector may not anticipate and interest is likely to increase.
Preparing your company for sale
We set out here some initial steps to consider in anticipation of a sale.
ESG investment and the challenges for trustees
What challenges does the ESG revolution present for trustees of private family trusts?
Save the date: 1 October 2021 - Notice periods for some residential tenancies to return to pre-pandemic position
The impact of COVID-19 on commercial and residential tenancies
What impact has COVID-19 had on commercial and residential tenancies? Read more here.
Charles Russell Speechlys advises discoverIE on its acquisition of Antenova
discoverIE is a leading international designer, manufacturer and supplier of customised electronics to industry.
From I, Robot to E-Witness: the rise of automated authority
Q&A: Separate blocks, common parts and enfranchisement
Miriam Seitler and Lauren Fraser answer queries relating to leaseholders seeking to acquire the freehold.
Let the party commence - Government launches consultation to make al fresco hospitality permanent
Coded messages for landlords and tenants
“What does the code of practice mean for landlords and tenants? Read more here”
The family court’s role in micro managing 'trivial' disputes
The recent decision has dealt with the family court’s role in micro managing “trivial” disputes in relation to children
Taxing horizons and fiscal black holes
A super-massive black hole at the centre of the nation’s finances means that tax reform and rates rises look increasingly likely.