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Forfeiture ... that's a relief

Published on 17 June 2015.

A landlord's right to forfeit for breach of covenant by the tenant is a useful remedy commonly found in leases.

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Getting to Level 2

03 June 2015

What insurers should look out for in BIM project management

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Flood Re: the impact of the scheme on surveyors and valuers

02 June 2015

The catastrophic impact that flooding can have on property owners has been seen all over the news for the past decade. In particular, 2012 saw some of the wettest weather for a century and left thousands of households struggling to find insurance cover for their properties.

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Beyond night and day: The importance of causation

27 May 2015

In order to succeed in a claim for professional negligence, a claimant must establish that the professional owed him a relevant duty of care, that they breached that duty and that the breach caused the loss he seeks to recover.

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Blog

Legal Lasers

12 September 2014

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is quickly becoming recognised as the future of design, construction and facilities management for new build projects. But what about existing buildings?

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Let's talk about VAT – a useful reminder

Published on 14 August 2014. By Ben Roberts, Senior Associate

A recent Court of Appeal decision (CLP Holding Co Ltd v Singh and Kaur[1]) serves as a reminder to consider VAT during sale negotiations, and ensure that VAT wording in contracts is sufficiently clear.

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Be careful what you dig for

Published on 20 June 2014. By Philippa Lutter-Paz, Associate

Beginning a project in an area of archaeological interest can be an historical minefield for both developers and contractors.

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Right time for UK REITs

22 April 2014

Real Estate Investment Trusts ("REITs") are listed companies that invest in physical property, typically commercial real estate.

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Right time for UK REITs

22 April 2014

What are REITs? Real Estate Investment Trusts ("REITs") are listed companies that invest in physical property, typically commercial real estate.

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The New Draft ICC Conditions

Published on 16 April 2014. By Alex Badel, Senior Associate

A new and updated version of the Infrastructure Conditions of Contract (ICC Conditions) was issued in consultative draft form for comment in March 2014 by the ICC Development Forum.

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