RPS Complete on New Office Letting

RPS have just completed a new letting at J Mould’s Theale Lakes development for Goringe Accountants. The letting results from an expansion of Goringe Accountants business and growth in it’s client base and provides them with their first lease having … Continue reading

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Legal Q&A?????????????

I am the sub tenant of a commercial office & my immediate landlord has gone into liquidation. This doesn’t effect me…………..does it? YES, it does…………… but it will depend of how either your head lessee and liquidator wish to proceed … Continue reading

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Relying on the Postman to Deliver Your Notice?….Think Again!

Many legal documents, but especially leases, set out a strict timetable and procedure for the delivery of notices. Never can this be more improtant than with the delivery of Lease Break Notices. Get it wrong and you can forfeit the … Continue reading

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MEANWHILE; Vacant Properties Can Be Exploited

We have discussed short term lettings before, especially of retail units in and around your high street. If you think retailing may be for you, perhaps you have a product you want to trial, or just want to make the … Continue reading

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The RICS PURPLE BOOK; Guidance notes on commercial Agency

On 18 November 2011 the RICS published their latest guidance note; Commercial Real Estate Agency Standards.  Also known as the ‘Purple Book’ it is a guide to best practice in commercial agency applicable to UK commercial agents from marketing (within … Continue reading

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Q; What Protection do the words ‘Without Prejudice’ Provide?

A; “Without Prejudice” documents (which are also “Privileged” documents) are those documents that relate to all negotiations genuinely aimed at a settlement between the parties. Any communications which are intended to be part of a genuine settlement attempt should be … Continue reading

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How to Object to, or Support, a Planning Application

Anyone is entitled to object to any planning application. Equally you may wish to lend your support and every planning application is considered and determined having regard to the Development Plan and any other material considerations. The Development Plan includes … Continue reading

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User Classes & The TCPO 1987

The Town and Country Planning (Use Classes) Order 1987 puts uses of land and buildings into various categories known as ‘Use Classes’. The following list gives an indication of the types of use which may fall within each use class. … Continue reading

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7 Steps to a successful lease

Whether you’re looking to lease a new office, industrial or retail unit, or your current lease is soon to expire, you need to take control and be sure you’re in the best position to obtain the lease agreement that is … Continue reading

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Excluding the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

The three steps • Step 1 – Notice • Step 2 – Declaration • Step 3 – Note in lease From 1 June 2004 procedures changed for excluding the security offered to business tenancies by sections 24 to 28 of … Continue reading

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