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RICS consults on new Code for Leasing Business Premises

17 April 2019

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has launched a consultation on its proposed Professional Statement: Code for Leasing Business Premises in England and Wales 2019, 1st edition

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SRA publishes residential conveyancing thematic review

8 April 2019

The review found that most firms were fulfilling their obligations, but that there were areas for improvement, including around costs estimates, disbursements and information on leasehold

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Brexit: a continuing cause of frustration?Subscription

20 March 2019By

Kate Andrews comments on a case where the court refused a claim that Brexit would frustrate an organisation’s 25-year lease.

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Library FAQ: Where can I find precedents for break clauses for leases?

18 March 2019

The Law Society Library discusses sources of precedents and commentary for break clauses for leases, and notices to determine a lease.

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  • Solicitor loses libel claim against Facebook critic

    In the latest 'serious harm' ruling, court rules that no material harm was done when only disgruntled ex-clients associate post with complainant.

  • Works in progress

    Brexit looms large over commercial property lawyers, writes Marialuisa Taddia. Meanwhile, traditional sources of work are being usurped by build-to-rent and the logistics infrastructure spawned by online retailing