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A Lesson in Maintaining Privity: SCC Resolves Dispute over Interpretation of Alberta Agreement
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • May 12 2016

On May 6, 2016, in Heritage Capital Corp. v. Equitable Trust Co., the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) weighed in on one of the many disputes stemming

International guide to contaminated land 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Argentina, Australia, Venezuela, Vietnam, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Luxembourg, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile
  • October 21 2015

There is no Commonwealth law that deals directly with contaminated sites, although there are a number of policy documents and guidelines that have

Covenants to insure
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • September 5 2014

In most commercial leases, the landlord and tenant obligate themselves to obtain policies of insurance against certain risks. This often includes

Court of Appeal confirms your word is your bond
  • Chapman Tripp
  • Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • September 1 2014

A recent Court of Appeal decision confirms that a promise may become binding, even if non-contractual. The Court did not clearly establish the

Landlord's liability to pay rates following disclaimer
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • July 21 2014

We have just had a reminder that a landlord's obligation to pay rates can arise when it has the legal right to take possession even though it is

Residential service charges landlords beware, there are stings in this tale...
  • Winckworth Sherwood
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • July 1 2014

Service charge disputes are common in the landlord and tenant relationship whatever the nature of the property being leased. This is due to the

How to determine a share in a property
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 18 2014

There is no simple answer. Try to agree it with your former partnerco-owner. In the absence of an agreement you should try mediation. Proceedings

Tenant's goods what can I do?
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 18 2014

A common problem faced by landlords is when a tenant leaves fixtures, fittings and possessions behind at the end of a lease. But what exactly can a

Landlord and tenant - why you need to follow the lease to the letter when serving a break notice
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • May 29 2014

In our SeptemberOctober 2013 update, we considered the High Court decision in Friends Life Ltd v Siemens Hearing Instruments Ltd. The High Court

Frozen in time: tenant given a cool 10 year term on lease renewal
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • May 22 2014

In Iceland Foods Ltd v Castlebrook the court considered the often thorny issue of the length of term which a tenant should be granted in a lease