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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


Rent review assumptions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2011

In good or bad economic times determining the rent payable under a commercial lease is of the utmost importance to both landlords and tenants


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


What amounts to a surrender by operation of law?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 29 2010

Where a landlord and tenant bring a lease to an end, they usually do so by completing a deed of surrender


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


Supreme Court sanctions public recreation on private golf courses
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2010

The Supreme Court has ruled in R (on the application of Lewis) v Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and Another that where land which formed part of a golf course was also used by local residents for informal recreation (principally dog walking), the use by the public was sufficient to allow the land to be registered as a Village Green under the provisions of the Commons Act 2006 (the "Act"), thus creating permanent recreational rights for the public including, to walk dogs, picnic, fly kites, and play ball games


Where does rent rank now in administration?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 24 2010

In the event of a tenant becoming insolvent, it is clearly important for a landlord to know where rent payable ranks in administration