Commercial Property Update – 9 May 2013 – (6 CPD Hours)

Commercial Property Update

This important update course has come to enjoy a well deserved reputation as a “must” in the annual training calendar of many busy practitioners throughout England and Wales.

The course updates the busy practitioner on a huge range of recent and pending commercial property law and practice changes. It is designed for all those dealing with commercial property work including sales and acquisitions, development transactions and commercial leases. It provides a rigorous analysis of the law whilst being firmly grounded in its consideration of the practical implications for day to day practice.

[Please note this content is subject to change from time to time, in order to ensure that the most important recent developments are included.]
Topics will include:
•Practice changes
◦New short-form leases reviewed including “Clearlet” and “Clearlite”
◦Insurance issues (what to do about uninsured risks and the very real problem associated with flood cover)
◦Relevant Land Registry developments
◦Impact of new climate change compliance regime including drafting points relating to the Carbon Reduction Commitment, EPCs, DECs and the potential impact of the “Green Deal”
•Commercial Property Case Law Update

◦Contracts for sale and enforcing or terminating sale and purchase agreements
◦Extent of solicitors’ liability in redeeming charges
◦Adverse possession?
◦Town and village greens – developers beware
◦Exclusion clauses for misrepresentation
◦Restrictive covenants
◦Easements
◦Execution of deeds
•Commercial Leases Case Law Update

◦Break rights – recent cases
◦LTA 1954 – renewal leases
◦Interim rent
◦Nature of tenancy
◦Buying the reversion
•Legislative changes

◦National Planning Policy Framework for property lawyers
◦Registration of charges by overseas companies 46
◦Energy performance certificates

The course will be delivered by Natasha Dunn who is a barrister at Devereux, specialising in employment and education law. He has been a specialist in those areas for over 20 years. He has appeared in many reported cases and has written textbooks on both areas (Law of Education; Employment in Schools – A Legal Guide; and Employment Aspects of Business Reorganisations).

 Costs
CLT Member Fee £210.00
Non Member Fee £420.00

Venue Chichester at TBC

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