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The High Court recently ruled in Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Ltd v European Medicines Agency [2019] on whether a commercial lease could be frustrated because of Brexit.   A contract is frustrated when an event which, through no fault of either party, occurs after the formation of the contract.  It must be an event which...
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When a commercial tenant decides to exercise a break clause in their lease, it is likely that they will only be able to do so if all rent payments have been paid up to the date of the break. A question that is often asked by tenants is whether they are entitled to a refund...
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In the recent case of Winterburn v Bennett, the Court has revisited the question of what notice is appropriate to prevent prescriptive rights arising. Where a person has used land over a significant period of time “as of right” then that person may be able to claim a prescriptive right over that land. The Winterburn...
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