Commercial

A balancing act between landowner and squatter

The latest squatting scandal has seen a ?group of around ?30 people, including children, who call themselves ‘Diggers’, being evicted from Runnymede eco-village in Surrey.

Passage to Italian real estate

Most experts believe that now is the ?time for real estate investors to either enter or return to the Italian market.  

Arnold v Britton and commercial common sense

John de Waal QC assesses the courts' approach to interpreting the language of contracts which provide for fixed service charges

What do home businesses mean for landlords?

Elizabeth Dwomoh and Richard Hayes analyse the effect of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 on business tenancy renewal protection

Freifeld v West Kensington Court Ltd: What a relief

Simon Allison looks at the circumstances in which relief from forfeiture will be granted by the court, and where it will not

How to challenge a development consent order

Pay attention to timing and procedure to avoid your claim failing before any consideration is even given to the substance, advises Jack Connah

Thanks for sharing

Should social media users have the right to 'edit' their online histories, asks Emma Sheldon