Quarterly in Advance – Winter 2016
08 / 02 / 2016
Welcome to the Winter 2016 edition of Quarterly in Advance published by Wedlake Bell’s Real Estate Team for all our clients and colleagues in the property world.
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Inside this edition:
- ‘Dear Beatrice’ – perplexed by property law? Beatrice Gallivan is on hand to answer your questions, in this edition a query on interim rent.
- ‘Payments under Building Contracts: it pays to be on time!’ – Scarlett Dowdall discusses the payment regime under the Construction Act.
- ‘Whose Work of Art?’ – Claire Haynes highlights the key issues in an interesting case involving a Banksy art work.
- ‘Endeavours clauses: how best to deal with uncertainty in contracts?‘ – Katie Whitford analyses what “best” and “reasonable” endeavours obligations mean in practice.
- ‘Licence to terminate?’ – Analysis of a case in which the court allowed a landlord to forfeit its lease despite apparent value to the administrators being lost, by Tal Goldsmith of Business Recoveries.
- ‘Faster routes to residential permissions…in principle’ – Matthew Mainstone, Partner discusses changes which should help to speed up the process of obtaining residential planning consent.
- ‘Exclusive possession in the sharing economy?’ – Suzanne Gill, Partner in Commercial Property discusses how property law could be updated to keep pace with the current market trend of sharing space.