Commercial

Knowing MEES, knowing you

Charlotte Ross discusses breaches of competition law by local authorities, energy efficiency regulations for commercial properties as well as leases an

How much is enough? Contractors' and consultants' PII

Solicitors can give useful guidance to clients about professional indemnity insurance levels, even if they cannot make commercial judgements, says Chri

IP/IT update

Susan Singleton considers the changes to ownership of IP rights under the new Intellectual Property Ac

The ADR approach in lease renewal disputes

The changing economic climate means that arbitration is increasingly becoming a preferred method of dispute resolution in lease renewals, explains Pau

Commercial property update

Magnus Hassett and Nikolas Ireland discuss Land Registry practice, leases, M&S’s failed appeal, insuring trees and the new capital allowance rule

Don't count on holding on to your rent, landlords

The uncertain status of commercial tenants holding over the end of a lease has become somewhat more predictable following a Court of Appeal ruling, say Daniel Gatty and Caoimhe McKearne

Construction update

Chris Holwell offers a crash course i