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Commercial Property Litigation


An accessible and concise explanation on the points and issues that must be taken into account in property disputes.

A 10.3% VAT charge will be added to this product at the checkout as it includes a CD-ROM.

Commercial Property Litigation is an authoritative handbook for property litigators.

It combines an analysis of the relevant substantive law and procedure with practical know-how focusing on common issues and problems faced by the property litigator.

The authors’ explanatory commentary is supported by expertly drafted precedents, which are contained on an accompanying CD-ROM providing easy access to these time-saving precedent materials.

The third edition is updated to take account of the following:

  • important new Supreme Court decisions in Arnold v Britton [2015] AC 1619, Wood v Sureterm Direct Ltd (also known as Wood v Capita Insurance Services Limited) [2017] 2 WLR 1095 and Marks and Spencer Plc v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Co (Jersey) Ltd [2016] AC 742 concerning interpretation of commercial contracts and the implication of terms
  • the chapter on dilapidations is further expanded to provide guidance on how the courts in assessing damages, deal with the tension between the compensatory principle and breach date valuation
  • coverage of avoidance of windfall in a number of new forfeiture cases 
  • a new chapter has been added to alert commercial landlords and developers to the restrictions, protections and rights which the statutory residential code introduces to mixed use tenancies and buildings
The new edition of Commercial Property Litigation will ensure that practitioners can be confident of having the relevant knowledge and clear guidance on the practice and procedure on how to deal with these difficult subjects.

  • Notices
  • Invalidity of Notices
  • Lease renewals
  • Dilapidation's and Repairing Obligations
  • Assignment and Subletting, Change of Use and Alterations
  • Landlord and Tenants (Covenants) Act 1995
  • Side letters and Variations of Lease
  • Surrender
  • Forfeiture
  • Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery
  • Service Charge Recovery in Commercial Premises
  • Recovery of possession
  • Alternative Dispute Resoloution (ADR)
"this book is an essential tool ... For commercial landlords and developers, as well as their legal advisers, this book is a must-have purchase."
An appreciation by Elizabeth Robson Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers and Phillip Taylor MBE, Head of Chambers and Reviews Editor, “The Barrister”
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Review of the previous edition

"a reliable source of reference ... should be part of the professional library of every lawyer advising or acting in landlord and tenant matters ... an essential purchase" 
Phillip Taylor and Elizabeth Taylor of Richmond Green Chambers
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