15 January 2019
In Morris v Swanton Care & Community Limited, the English Court of Appeal has now robustly reiterated that an agreement to agree will not be enforced by the courts. Thomas Ross and Nick Payne explore the implications of this judgment.
19 December 2018
In one of the most eagerly awaited property decisions of the year, the UK Supreme Court has held that a landlord cannot rely on a scheme of works specifically designed to force a tenant to vacate its premises in order to circumvent the tenant’s right of renewal. Our latest briefing, authored by Dev Desai and Tom Bumstead, discusses the details of S Franses Ltd v The Cavendish Hotel (London) Ltd.
11 December 2018
In a landmark ruling that has brought welcome clarity to a legal ‘hot topic’ that has been debated for many years, the English Court of Appeal has now upheld1 the first instance decision of the Admiralty Court in The Alkyon.
29 November 2018
In a significant decision for the construction industry, the UK Court of Appeal has heralded an end to "smash and grab" adjudications.
19 November 2018
In an article for Taxation Magazine, Tom Jarvis, David Jacob and Stephen Parker explain how UK insolvency priorities are likely to change as a result of the recent UK Budget.
8 November 2018
As part of the UK Budget on 29 October 2018, HM Treasury announced that as of April 2020 HMRC will have greater priority to recover taxes paid by employees and customers when a company goes into insolvency.