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Retail CVAs: Do they ‘unfairly prejudice’ landlords?

Partner Mike Lewis at Sherrards explores the effect of CVAs on landlords. With consumers reducing their spending on non-essential items, retailers are experiencing a tough trading environment on the high street. Many retailers are entering into Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) to give them some respite. Since 2017, CVA’s have been used by large retailers such …

Retail CVAs: Do they ‘unfairly prejudice’ landlords?

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Can you Extinguish a Right of Way Through an Informal Agreement?

This is the third of several case studies that partner Mike Lewis & Associate Ben Walters covered in their recent talk at Heathrow Airport for 80 surveyors as part of their CPD training. The recent case of Pezaro v Bourne highlights the fact that landowners need to ensure that informal agreements between them need to be documented. …

Can you Extinguish a Right of Way Through an Informal Agreement?

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My Solicitor Apprenticeship

Sherrards’ Apprentice Rachael Drane explains what the Solicitor Apprentice route entails. At the beginning of the year, I began studying for a Solicitor Apprenticeship with the University of Law and I am about to start my second year later this month. Solicitor Apprenticeships are gradually gaining momentum and becoming a new and exciting concept, combining …

My Solicitor Apprenticeship

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Podcast: What happens if someone dies without a valid Will?

Listen to the podcast by clicking here. Donna Payne speaks to Radio Verulam about what happens when someone dies unexpectedly and does not have a valid Will. This is a joint collaboration with Radio Verulam and Ye Olde Fighting Cocks Times.                  

Podcast: What happens if someone dies without a valid Will?

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Spook Erection: Part Two

This is the second of several case studies that partner Mike Lewis & Associate Ben Walters covered in their recent talk at Heathrow Airport for 80 surveyors as part of their CPD training. Security of Tenure: Can you oppose a lease renewal on the grounds of third-party redevelopment? The Landlord and Tenant 1954 Act provides a business …

Spook Erection: Part Two

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Blue Manchester v North West Ground Rents Ltd

Partner Mike Lewis, examines the blue Manchester v North West Ground Rents Ltd case. This is the first of several case studies he covered in his recent talk at Heathrow Airport for 80 surveyors as part of their CPD training. Being the largest skyscraper outside London, Beetham Tower is Manchester’s most iconic building. It’s 47 …

Blue Manchester v North West Ground Rents Ltd

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