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These are interesting times for anyone involved in commercial or residential space, whether they are a funder, developer, occupier or investor.
The most serious downturn in recent memory has provided a significant challenge for many of our clients. We can help you to seize opportunities and manage your assets in these difficult economic times. Our lawyers can provide creative solutions to your real estate requirements and help ensure that your real estate is working hard for you. We can advise you on all of the legal aspects through the life cycle of your real estate assets.
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Alterations to commercial premises: are you at risk?By Alice Bainton, James Corbett
Commercial tenants often need to carry out fit-out or other works to premises, but despite the restrictions in many commercial leases, the legal paperwork is sometimes ignored. This is a mistake. Getting the paperwork wrong, or ignoring it altogether, can hand a weapon to the landlord and could lead to protracted and expensive disputes down the line, sometimes involving extra remedial works, “unfair” rental uplifts, damages and - in drastic cases - forfeiture of the lease itself.
Service Charges: Qualifying Long Term AgreementsBy Simon Bagg , Paul Hayes
Registered Providers of Social Housing (“RPs”) now provide residential tenants with more services than they ever did. This has resulted in somewhat of a shift over recent years.
RICS Dilapidations Roadshow 2013 - Cambridge
Area of law: Real Estate25th June 2013, 12:30pm - 04:30pm, Lake View, Bridge Road, Impington, Cambridge, CB24 9PH
Keeping tenants safeBy Paul Hayes
In an article for Inside Housing, Paul Hayes encourages landlords to be aware of changes to the definition of domestic violence.
Erlier this year, the government widened the definition of domestic violence to include violence, abuse and controlling, coercive or threatening behaviour of anyone over the age of 16, regardless of gender or sexuality.