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Monthly Archives: January 2014

Posted in Real Estate News

A common approach for discharging mortgages?

Earlier this week, the City of London Law Society issued a new Protocol for discharging mortgages of commercial property but will this mean a common approach for all commercial property transactions?

Historically, commercial property transactions do not benefit from the Law Society endorsed code of practice that relates to residential properties.  Instead, where a transaction Read More

Posted in Case Updates

Insolvency and Deposits: Get your priorities right

Landlords often ask for a rent deposit when they grant a new lease, or consent to an assignment, especially if the incoming tenant is of shaky covenant strength.  This provides security against possible future default.

If a tenant becomes insolvent then this is exactly the sort of situation where a landlord would want to make Read More