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Real Estate EP4: Brexit and the UK real estate market

In this podcast, Herbert Smith Freehills’ Matthew Bonye and Tom Leech QC  discuss the important Canary Wharf Group v European Medicines Agency court case.  This case is highly relevant to real estate development. The tenant, the European Medicines Agency (EMA), argues that Brexit is a frustrating … Continue reading

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Are landlords entitled to a redevelopment break in leases being renewed (Landlord and Tenant Act 1954)?

Author: Stephanie Trompeter, Senior Associate, Real Estate Dispute Resolution, London In this post I am writing about the court's approach to a new business tenancy where the parties cannot agree on the terms of a renewal lease with a landlord's … Continue reading

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Black Wednesday for M&S as it loses Supreme Court Battle…

The Supreme Court unanimously rules that, in the absence of express wording in the lease, Marks and Spencer is not entitled to an apportioned refund of rent and other charges after it had exercised a break clause in its lease … Continue reading

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