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Extending powers of sale Court of Appeal refuses to include missing words
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 28 2012

In the Court of Appeal decision of Cherry Tree Investments Limited v Landmain Limited, the Court considered the interpretation of a legal charge registered under the Land Registration Act 2002


What’s in the pipeline for s. 30(1)(g)? The slippery case of Humber Oil Terminals Trustee Ltd v Associated British Ports
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2012

The Humber Oils case explored the parameters of a landlord’s ability to rely on s. 30(1)(g) Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (“ground (g)”


A licence to bill? The decision in Greene King plc v Quisine Restaurants and others
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2012

In the current economic climate, landlords are increasingly likely to need to call upon guarantors to pay the rent of defaulting tenants under licences to assign


Is a right to park an easement and why should we care?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2012

“Easement” has been a word used in English law since at least 1695


Rent reviews does delay mean a landlord will be out of time?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

Rent review clauses are a common feature in leases


Unearthing restrictive covenants: a consideration for developers carrying out construction work
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

In Perkins the Lands Tribunal refused to modify a restrictive covenant to allow a developer to build a new house on his land


(Some) relief for residential valuers Court of Appeal overturns Scullion decision
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

In what will come as a welcome relief to residential surveyors (and their insurers), the Court of Appeal has now overturned the controversial decision of the High Court in Scullion v Bank of Scotland plc (ta Colleys) in which the High Court held that a residential surveyor owed a duty of care to a buy-to-let investor is respect of future rental yield


Misrepresentation: how far can a seller rely on the Standard Conditions of Sale to exclude liability?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

It is common practice for a seller of property to attempt to limit his liability for misrepresentation as much as possible


Personal break clauses: the impact of the Linpac mouldings case
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2011

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Norwich Union and Pensions v Linpac Mouldings Ltd reinforces the principle that, once a tenant with the benefit of a personal break clause assigns a lease, in the absence of very clear wording to the contrary that break clause cannot later be exercised by the former tenant even if the lease is subsequently re-assigned to him


Propetyction review
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2012

The recent case of Avocet Industrial Estates LLP v. Merol Limited is a further reminder to tenants of the perils that lie in wait when exercising conditional break clauses