A guide to Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery

Landlords need to be careful with the collection of rent arrears from commercial tenants now that the landlords self help remedy of distraint – where the landlord was entitled to seize goods belonging to the tenant to pay rent arrears –  has been abolished. With Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery, the landlord now has to abide by […]

Can I make a claim against my professional advisor?

In day to day life in business, and in private, the need arises to employ the services of a professional advisor, be it a surveyor, accountant, architect or, dare I say it, a solicitor. But what happens when it all goes wrong between you and your professional advisor, and you believe that there has been […]

UK takes the lead in Construction Dispute Resolution

The annual report into Global Construction Disputes by EC Harris draws a number of interesting and, potentially surprising, conclusions. In the UK, the amounts disputed and the time taken to resolve construction disputes have both increased; however, the UK compares well to other jurisdictions and is actually the quickest forum for concluding resolutions.  The United […]