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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


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


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


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


(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


Does it do what it says on the tin?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 29 2010

Whilst acquiring a building occupied under a full repairing and insuring (FRI) lease may hold many attractions to a prospective purchaser, would-be landlords should be aware that this does not necessarily mean that their tenant will be responsible for all required remedial work