It is vital that you keep up-to-date with commercial property and related developments alongside running a busy practice. This is a key up-to-the-minute course enjoying a well-earned reputation for being an absolute 'must' for busy practitioners. It will ensure you are completely up to scratch with the latest law and practice, including commercial landlord and tenant.
Whether you are a commercial property solicitor or other practitioner, you will benefit from understanding the huge range of recent and imminent changes in commercial property law and practice.
Our highly experienced commercial property expert, Natasha Dunn, Sarah Thompson-Copsey or Hannah Mackinlay, will take you through a detailed analysis of the latest legal developments, considering them in light of the important practical implications affecting your day-to-day practice. To make sure the course is as up-to-date as possible when you participate, it is subject to change from time to time to reflect the very latest important developments in commercial property.
Key learning outcomes
- Understand the latest in commercial property law and practice
- Appreciate the most recent commercial landlord and tenant developments
- Familiarity with the latest editions of standard terms, conditions, and relevant codes and protocols
What does this course cover?
This course covers the latest commercial property developments in law and practice in three parts, including:
Commercial Property Case Law Update
- Easements acquired by lost modern grant
- Easements: how they are to be interpreted today, and consideration of implied terms
- Obstruction and alteration of rights of way
- Enforceability of restrictive covenants: the courts’ approach today
- Modification and discharge of restrictive covenants: reasonable user, practical benefits and conditions
- The latest on Japanese knotweed and nuisance
- Interpretation of contracts, particularly exclusion clauses and reasonable endeavours
- Implication of terms: overage
Commercial Landlord and Tenant Case Law Update
- Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and the definition and meaning of ‘redevelopment’
- Forfeiture: the pre-requisites of forfeiture
- Forfeiture: implications for rent and service charge
- Mixed use buildings: repair
- Rights of light and leases
Practice and Legislative Changes
- Property fraud advice
- Boundary Disputes Protocol
- The Law Society model leases
- The Telecommunications Code
- Standard Commercial Property Conditions