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Real Estate Tip of the Week:  Reasonably Withholding Consent

Real Estate Tip of the Week: Reasonably Withholding Consent

Lease covenants that require landlords to act reasonably when tenants seek their consent (known as "fully qualified" covenants) are common. Working ou ...

Contech: The Built Environment

Contech: The Built Environment

Technology will blur the boundaries between real estate and construction. The emerging landscape is one of new techniques, new collaborations and new ...

Housebuilder Top Tip - Terminating a construction contract – establishing the grounds, communicating clearly and practical realities

Housebuilder Top Tip - Terminating a construction contract – establishing the grounds, communicating clearly and practical realities

Terminating a construction contract – establishing the grounds, communicating clearly and practical realities

Telecoms Law Update – The Right to Survey Clarified by the Court of Appeal

Telecoms Law Update – The Right to Survey Clarified by the Court of Appeal

The University of London –v- Cornerstone Telecommunications Infrastructure Limited Judgment has been handed down today by the Court of Appeal in the c ...

Proliferation of applications for Code powers

Proliferation of applications for Code powers

Nearly two years ago, on 28 December 2017, the new Electronic Communications Code (“the Code”), set out in Schedule 3A to the Communications Act 2003, ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Beware the 1954 Act Trap

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Beware the 1954 Act Trap

Even where parties have followed the statutory process to exclude sections 24 to 28 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (“the 1954 Act”) to the letter ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - A Grave Matter

Real Estate Tip of the Week - A Grave Matter

Landlords who are developing within the vicinity of a disused burial ground should be aware of the law surrounding the treatment of long buried human ...

Keep talking, keep exploring

Keep talking, keep exploring

Sally Morris-Smith is a partner at international law firm DAC Beachcroft and a specialist in mixed-use developments. She considers how local authoriti ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Commercial Leases – to forfeit or not to forfeit?

Real Estate Tip of the Week - Commercial Leases – to forfeit or not to forfeit?

Landlords should be cautious when deciding whether to forfeit a lease following a tenant breaching its obligations in the lease. Taking back possessio ...

Real Estate Tip of the Week - The Debenhams CVA Challenge

Real Estate Tip of the Week - The Debenhams CVA Challenge

Judgment has very recently been handed down regarding the challenge to the Debenhams CVA, providing some long-awaited judicial guidance to certain asp ...