Commercial Property Litigation

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3rd Edition 2017

Commercial Property Litigation is an authoritative handbook for property litigators.

It combines an analysis of the relevant substantive law and procedure with practical know-how focusing on common issues and problems faced by the property litigator.

The third edition is updated to take account of the following:

  • important new Supreme Court decisions in Arnold v Britton [2015] AC 1619, Wood v Sureterm Direct Ltd (also known as Wood v Capita Insurance Services Limited) [2017] 2 WLR 1095 and Marks and Spencer Plc v BNP Paribas Securities Services Trust Co (Jersey) Ltd [2016] AC 742 concerning interpretation of commercial contracts and the implication of terms

  • the chapter on dilapidations is further expanded to provide guidance on how the courts in assessing damages, deal with the tension between the compensatory principle and breach date valuation
    coverage of avoidance of windfall in a number of new forfeiture cases

  • a new chapter has been added to alert commercial landlords and developers to the restrictions, protections and rights which the statutory residential code introduces to mixed use tenancies and buildings

  • The new edition of Commercial Property Litigation will ensure that practitioners can be confident of having the relevant knowledge and clear guidance on the practice and procedure on how to deal with these difficult subjects.