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Enforceability of a verbal agreement
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2013

A contract for the sale or other disposition of an interest in land can only be made in writing and only by incorporating all the terms that the


Canonical confirms the need for contractual certainty in the context of break clauses
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2013

Case law surrounding the operation of break clauses continues to develop rapidly, with the outlook at present not being too sunny for tenants


Renewing business lease terms any good reason to change?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 21 2013

You might think that market traders would be used to getting things their own way, and that is probably true when it comes to selling things like


Don’t forget the guarantor!
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2014

In the recent decision of Topland Portfolio No.1 Limited v Smiths News Trading Limited 2014 EWCA Civ 18, the Court of Appeal has given a timely


How does summary judgment work in contested lease renewal claims?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2011

The recent case of Somerfield Stores Limited v Spring (Sutton Coldfield) Limited (in Administration) addresses the question of whether a tenant in contested lease renewal proceedings can use summary judgment as a tactical weapon to reduce the time available for a landlord to prove its ground of opposing the grant of a new lease


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