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Inbrief08 November 2016
If you are looking for new short-term premises for your business, did you know that there are actually a whole range of legal forms a short-term letting can take? This Inbrief sets out the different options available for short-term occupation of business premises and considers the advantages and disadvantages associated with each.
Flowers fails to reign over Cardiff City Council but solidifies the importance of CPR 83.2- Landlords beware!25 October 2016
Lady Justice Arden and Lord Justice Briggs in the matter of Cardiff County Council v Lee (Flowers)  EWCA Civ 1034 (“Flowers”).
18 August 2016
As we find ourselves enjoying both the carnival-style spectacle of Rio 2016 and the success of the British athletes at the Games, the build-up felt somewhat tainted by the media frenzy surrounding the clear health risks faced by the athletes and visitors (and the wider global community), the Russian doping scandal and the ongoing protesting on the streets of Rio.
Press27 May 2016
Rachel Francis-Lang has been quoted in Property Week, 'Good to grow - how landlords are capitalising on TMT boom'
What’s obvious to some is not obvious to all: Supreme Court espouses a conservative approach to implied terms18 January 2016
“Rent” is what a tenant pays to occupy premises – agreed? So you might think it was “obvious” that a tenant shouldn’t pay rent for any period after the tenancy terminates – e.g. in circumstances where a tenant validly terminates the lease early. If you think that, you were in good company and indeed many landlords would voluntarily reimburse rent paid for the period after the termination date even where the lease did not expressly require this. Why? – because it was it was the right thing to do, obviously!
Inbrief26 August 2015
Framework agreements offer a potential solution as contracting authorities attempt to minimise the impact of the Public Contract Regulations 2006 on their business.
Press25 July 2015
Rachel-Francis-Lang's letter to The Grocer highlighting the problems for retailers from a property perspective, should Sunday trading hours be relaxed, has been featured in the 25th July edition of the publication.
Press03 June 2015
We have written an article for Waste Planning magazine on the requirements for planning applications for waste related schemes.
Press07 April 2015
We have written an article for Waste Planning magazine.
Press15 October 2013
In an article written for The Guardian's Housing Network, Paul Hayes discusses key aspects of the new act as well as raising questions that the act, designed to crack down on the estimates 100,000 social housing properties subject to fraud, leaves unanswered.