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How To Do a Rent Review – Part 2

Article contributed by Michael Lever   This series is not intended as a substitute for specific advice. There are few legal references to avoid too much technical content, but the content is accurate to date. Specific problems need particular attention, and as every...

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Notice To Quit Oral Periodic Tenancy

Article contributed by Sarah Thompson-Copsey   Validity of notice to quit addressed to previous tenant    O G Thomas Amaethyddiath v Turner & Ors [2022] EWCA Civ 1446  Bailii link:    Summary    A notice...

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Leasehold Service Charges

Article contributed by Ashley Pratt, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers   Fairness vs certainty. Leasehold service charges. Sara & Hossein Asset Holdings Ltd (a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands) v Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd [2023] UKSC 2    Where...

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How To Do a Rent Review – Part 1

Article contributed by Michael Lever  By way of introduction, I established my practice in 1975 primarily to escape from the politics of a general practice partnership in which I was the only equity partner not qualified by examination. Subsequently, I decided to...

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Commercial Leases – Rent Arrears

Article contributed by Jenny Standfast   Effect of the coronavirus pandemic on a commercial tenant's obligation to pay rent    The joined appeals of Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limited v Cine-UK Limited and London Trocadero (2015) LLP v Picturehouse...

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Now It’s Seller Beware!

Article contributed by Robert Kelly   Seller’s Duty to Disclose Title Defects    While “Caveat Emptor” is one of the few Latin phrases that both lawyers and their clients may be aware of, the recent case of SPS Groundworks & Building Ltd-v-Mahil [2022]...

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