Commercial Property2018-10-10T08:17:24+00:00


Commercial Property

Date: 3rd October 2018

Time: 09:30 – 17:00

CPD: 6 Hours

Price: £129 + vat

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Conference Topics

Presented by Alan Riley, Consultant

Where commercial property is sold subject to existing leases, will the 2nd edition or the 3rd edition of the SCPCs be used? Are they good enough on their own, or should bespoke clauses be used? Key issues analysed include:

  • VAT and TOGC provisions;
  • How contracts deal with rent arrears;
  • How contracts deal with service charge hand-over and sinking funds;
  • General points on pre-completion estate management (dealing with ongoing licences to assign, 1954 Act matters and rent reviews);
  • How contracts deal with the hand-over rent deposits;
  • The insurance position on an investment sale.

Presented by Alan Riley, Consultant

This session examines the lessons to be learnt from recent cases on the drafting and enforcement of overage clauses, including:

  • Why restrictive covenants are not ideal for use in connection with overage;
  • The factors to take into account when drafting overage restrictions;
  • Using legal or equitable charges for enforcement of overage;
  • Ensuring clarity of drafting for overage assessment provisions;
  • Ensuring clarity of drafting for overage triggers;
  • Analysing ways in which payers may seek to circumvent overage clauses.

Presented By Richard Snape

Commercial Property has undergone major changes within the last 2 years.  In particular, the last year has seen some very important case law and regulatory changes. The course aims to look at these changes.

Topics covered include:

  • Recent commercial lease case law including break clauses, dilapidations and the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
  • Legionnaires Disease Reports
  • Leasehold minimum energy performance standard as of 2018
  • The Electronic Communications Code 2017
  • Current issues in relation to flood risk insurance
  • Recent case law on guarantors
  • Response to CPSE Enquiries

Presented By Richard Snape

Licences to assign are a frequent source of discord in the world of commercial leases.  The course aims to look at some of the issues and also look at problems in relation to sub-letting and parting with possession.

Topics covered include:

  • The Licence to Assign
  • Reasonableness of Refusal of Consent
  • The Timescale in which to give consent
  • Conditions of Assignment
  • The legal pitfalls of subletting
  • Parting with possession