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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