Monthly Archives:: February 2015

Landlord and Letting Show – 25th/ 26th February 2015

Members of the firm’s Leasehold Reform / Landlord & Tenant Team attended the Landlord & Letting Show at the Barbican on 25th/26th February 2015. Chris Macartney, Faye Trull and Rebecca Mignogna all answered questions from investors and delegates. Mark Chick gave two talks; one entitled ‘What to look for when buying a leasehold property as… Read more »

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Assethold v Watts & Others [2014] UKUT 0537

This recent decision of the Upper Tribunal marks something of a sea change in the interpretation of lease clauses concerning costs and in particular the costs of litigation. Often it has historically been the case that ‘sweeper clauses’ that seek to recover ‘all costs’ are not sufficient to cover specifically legal costs incurred in pursuing… Read more »

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LEASE Conference – 4th February 2015

Chris Macartney and other members of the Landlord & Tenant team from Bishop & Sewell LLP will be at the LEASE Conference on 4th February 2015. They will also be presenting at a workshop on ‘extending your lease or buying your freehold’ which will be held after the event and which is aimed at leaseholders… Read more »

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