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Property owner liable for business rates when property fell unoccupied following liquidation of tenants, rules High Court

A property fund group face a near £600,000 business rates bill in Birmingham after the council in the area won a High Court ruling relating to liability for business rates due following liquidation of the tenants of a property in the city. 16 Jul 2014

Court of Appeal: landlord entitled to refuse new lease due to tenant's failure to allow access

A landlord was entitled to refuse to grant a new tenancy to a commercial tenant due to that tenant's "substantial breach" of provisions in the lease allowing the landlord to access and inspect the property regularly, the Court of Appeal in England has said.... 09 Jul 2014

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Permitted use restriction in retail lease breached Competition Act, London court rules

A 'permitted use' restriction in a commercial lease which limited the type of goods that a retail tenant could sell from the premises was in breach of the Competition Act, a county court in London has ruled. 19 May 2014

Scottish court's favouring of 'common commercial sense' in dilapidations dispute could be seen as contradictory, says expert

Disputes over the interpretation of contractual provisions should be resolved in favour of the meaning that "accords best with commercial common sense", Scotland's highest appeal court has ruled. 16 May 2014

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