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It’s Only Natural: Constructing Service Charge Provisions in a Commercial Lease

In a previous article, I looked at the recent Court of Appeal decision in Sara and Hossein Asset Holdings Ltd...

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Commissioner calls for changes to Domestic Abuse Bill

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Author: Kate Ryan

It was reported in the media last week that the Domestic Abuse Commissioner Nicole Jacobs has predicted that demand for...

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FCA business interruption insurance case: The Supreme Court ruling.

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Author: Chris Thompson

Review your Business Interruption Insurance Policies! Today’s Supreme Court judgment gives businesses greater prospects of recovering the substantial losses that...

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Which children are entitled to attend school during the Lockdown announced on 4th January 2021?

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Author: Vicky Preece

Many parents and carers will have been surprised with the announcement that all schools would close made by Boris Johnson...

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Will a restrictive covenant prevent a proposed development?

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Author: Andrew Olins

You are a developer. You have just purchased a plot of land ripe for development. Will a restrictive covenant burdening...

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Dowse & Another v City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council [2020] UKUT (LC)

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Author: Andrew Olins

Mr and Mrs Dowse (“the Applicants”) claimed that they had adversely possessed two acres of Council-owned land (“the Land”) that...

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Commercial Tenants Beware: unwise service charge provisions!

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Author: Andrew Olins

The Court of Appeal has handed down its judgement in Sara and Hossein Asset Holdings Ltd v Blacks Outdoor Retail...

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Government’s planning reforms withstand legal challenge

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Author: Andrew Olins

On 21 July 2020, the Government laid before Parliament a number of regulations (“the Regulations”) designed to reform current planning...

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Don’t be So Cynical! An overview of Devine v Housing Solutions [2020]

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Author: Andrew Olins

This article looks at the recent Supreme Court decision in Alexander Devine Children’s Cancer Trust v Housing Solutions Ltd [2020],...

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Weed all about it: Japanese Knotweed and Professional Negligence

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Author: Andrew Olins

This article looks at the typical issues involved in professional negligence claims against surveyors in respect of property damage caused...

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Changes to Permitted Development Rights from 3 December 2020

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Author: Andrew Olins

In September 2020, the Government amended the Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 and the Town and Country...

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