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  • How Landlords can recover Double Rent

    How Landlords can recover Double Rent? If a tenant remains in occupation of a commercial property after the expiration of the term of his/her lease, a landlord may be entitled to seek double value or double rent from the former tenant, now trespasser. These entitlements stem from somewhat ancient statutes, namely, Section 1 of the… Learn more

  • Impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

      Impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation introduced by the European Union (Regulation 2016/679) on 8 April 2016. It will be automatically incorporated into UK legislation from 25 May 2018. The decision for the UK to leave the European Union will not affect the… Learn more

  • Pre – Action protocol for debt claims in force from 1st October 2017

      Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims in force from 1 October 2017   The new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims (PAPDC) will come into force on 1st October 2017. Currently, parties involved in debt proceedings must comply with the general provisions set out in the Practice Direction Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols (the Practice Direction) however,… Learn more

  • 5 Further points to consider when taking a Commercial Lease

    5 Further Points to Consider when Taking a Commercial Lease In a previous post some of the legal aspects in negotiating and signing up to a commercial lease were considered. But as that post advised, leases are complex beasts with many interacting parts, so it is worth looking at some of the other common clauses… Learn more

  • Amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules introduce automatic strike out for non payment of trial fee

    Amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules introduce automatic strike out for non payment of trial fee   In amendments to the Civil Procedure Rules that were published on 6th April 2017, there are new sanctions imposed for Claimants who fail to pay the trial fee in accordance with the Court’s directions. Pursuant to the new… Learn more

  • Can a previous dispute be heard by the Court for a second time?

    Can a previous dispute be heard by the Court for a second time?   Any dispute which cannot be resolved amicably between parties is likely to require the involvement of legal assistance, and possibly an exploration of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) [in any of its forms]. In the event that the parties continue to disagree,… Learn more

  • Copyright Infringement – Ed Sheeran is sued again!

    Copyright Infringement – Ed Sheeran sued again! Ed Sheeran found himself subject to a claim for Copyright Infringement for the second time with his song “Photograph”. Thomas Leonard and Martin Harrington alleged that the song had been copied from a song they had written “Amazing” which was released by X Factor winner Matt Cardle in… Learn more

  • Renovating Property and Business Rates

    Property Guardians – Just Another Tenant? There has been a great deal of interest since the recession among commercial property owners in placing ‘Guardians’ in empty premises. Guardians are usually solvent individuals seeking somewhere a little unusual to rent, possibly in an area than may not otherwise be able to afford. There are even companies… Learn more

  • Bringing and Defending Disputes – Part 7 Proceedings

    Bringing and Defending Disputes. What are Part 7 Proceedings?   Disputes can vary greatly in value and complexity, and as such, the Court fee payable to initiate a claim will correlate directly with its value on a sliding scale. The Advisory and Dispute Resolution department at EHL Commercial have experience dealing with all types of… Learn more

  • 5 Points to consider when taking a commercial lease

    5 Points to Consider when Taking a Commercial Lease There are a myriad of things which need to be considered when obtaining premises for your business – not least the size, location, suitability, the work and cost involved in fitting it out. But what do tenants need to consider on the legal side of things?… Learn more


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