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High Court: Commercial Agents Regulations could not override contractual choice of law

Mandatory rules governing the relationship between commercial agents and their principals in respect of the agent's UK activities cannot override a valid jurisdiction and choice of law clause, the High Court has ruled. 10 Sep 2014

Scottish court: tenant in breach of restatement obligations could compensate for loss in value, rather than repair costs

A commercial tenant of premises which had not been repaired as required in the lease was entitled to argue that compensation to the landlord should be paid on the basis of the loss in property value, rather than the cost of those repairs, a Scottish court... 09 Sep 2014

Scottish court ruling on leases held by dissolved tenant companies gives certainty to landlords, says expert

The general rule that a dissolved company that is later restated to the Companies Register "continues in existence as if it had not been dissolved" does not prevent a landlord from terminating a lease held by that company, a Scottish court has ruled. 01 Sep 2014

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