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Frustration of lease

Supervening illegality and common purpose Brexit Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Limited v European Medicines Agency [2019] EWHC 335 (Ch) Summary The High Court confirmed that Brexit will not frustrate the European Medicine Agency-s lease of its London headquarters. Facts The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is the tenant of premises in Canary Wharf, London let to it in October 2014 under a 25-year lease from the claimants (CW). The lease expires in 2039 with no break option, the rent is 13m…

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