The Property Disputes Team recently advised a long standing client who had granted a lease of premises to a printing company. The tenant financed the purchase of printing presses through a lending facility.
The Property Disputes Team recently assisted a developer client who was in the process of developing a multi-million residential scheme with an on site community facility.
Thomson Snell & Passmore acted for private individuals who wanted to upgrade the electricity supply to their property in a prominent town in the South West. The existing supply was not fit for purpose and was a risk to their insurance cover if left unaddressed.
Thomson Snell & Passmore acted for a client landlord of commercial premises in Kent. The tenant attempted to serve a break notice to bring its lease to an end.
Thomson Snell & Passmore recently acted for a client who was in the process of selling a substantial property in East Sussex when he discovered an irregularity with the boundary line at the Land Registry.
The Property Litigation Team acted for a large organisation of which hundreds of private member clubs through the UK are members.
The Upper Tribunal (UT) recently considered whether a residential tenant had agreed to pay the amount charged by the landlord for granting retrospective consent to alterations to his flat.
The main course of disagreement between landlords and developers is in relation to the uplift in price to be paid by a developer to acquire the site once, for example, planning permission has been obtained.
We act for a client who owns a large multi-let distribution centre in Kent. One of its tenants was recently placed into liquidation owing our client arrears of rent and leaving it to fend off claims from suppliers and other creditors who claimed rights over goods being stored in one of the units.
We acted for the tenant of a mixed use property in Central London whose landlord refused the tenant permission to make a planning application to use the upper floors for residential purposes. The landlord refused permission on the grounds that it perceived the tenant’s ultimate motive was to try and force the sale of the freehold under the enfranchisement process. The tenant issued court proceedings seeking a declaration as to the position.
This case study demonstrates the expertise of our Dispute Resolution team who advise a wide range of commercial landlords in relation to recovering rent arrears from tenants or other parties. This case study looks at the ability of a landlord to claim rent from a previous tenant.