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Blog archive: November, 2016

Breaking Bad Leases – the latest pitfalls in exercising break clauses

With the dust having firmly settled and break clauses tweaked following last year’s landmark case of Marks & Spencer plc v BNP Paribas, where it was deemed that rent paid in advance before a break date would not have to be refunded for the post break period unless the lease expressly stated this, a new …

Breaking Bad Leases – the latest pitfalls in exercising break clauses

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Head of Sherrards’ China Desk shares platforms with Berkeley Homes across China

Sherrards’ Head of China Desk, Laurel Zhang, has recently completed a whirlwind tour of China, alongside leading British homebuilder Berkeley Homes, and one of the foremost UK/Chinese estate agencies, City Wharf, speaking at various symposia on what is required to enter the British property market, and what is attractive about Chinese investment into the UK. …

Head of Sherrards’ China Desk shares platforms with Berkeley Homes across China

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Disrupt or Be Disrupted

Geraldine Fabre, Partner and Head of French Group at Sherrards, considers how start-ups have become regulatory reformers in the disruption economy. Since the last global financial crisis, start-ups which solely focus on sharing services have been on the rise. The ever-growing use of smartphones means that people are now able to rent out their apartments, …

Disrupt or Be Disrupted

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“I think I’d better leave right now”: Brexit and the prerogative power 

R (MILLER) V SECRETARY OF STATE FOR EXITING THE EUROPEAN UNION In this briefing, Tom Leary considers the Divisional Court’s recent Brexit judgment on the government’s power to give notice under Article 50 of the TEU for the United Kingdom to cease membership of the EU The prerogative powers The prerogative powers are the residual …

“I think I’d better leave right now”: Brexit and the prerogative power 

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