Commercial Property Case Law Update

Join us on 24 September 2015 for a free 1 hour Commercial Property Case Law update. Our interactive briefing will be led by experienced property litigators and will focus on a number of recent cases affecting the UK commercial property sector. We will be discussing the implications of each case and providing practical tips followed by a Q&A session with a panel of our lawyers.

We will of course provide you with a full hand-out to take away and you are more than welcome to join us before and afterwards for networking drinks.

This event is brought to you by Gosschalks in association with ICBA

Cases include:

Sirhowy Investments v Henderson & Knight:  An onerous break clause case: Tenants unable to exercise clause due to failure to comply with their lease.

Lie v Mohile: What happens to a protected business tenancy when a partnership is dissolved?

Youssefi v Mussellwhite:  How a tenant’s failure to comply with the lease can lead to a leaseholder successfully opposing the grant of a new tenancy

Arnold v Britton & Others: Commercial common sense? Supreme Court interprets the service charge provision in leisure park chalet leases.

Hardy v Griffiths: We will also look at the recent case of the QC who agreed to purchase a £3.6million country house in haste without a survey and then tried to pull out on basis of rising damp!

When and where?
Thursday: 24th September 2015 - Gosschalks office, Queens Gardens, Hull - 6pm for a 6:30pm start (1hr) – with networking drinks before and after the event.

Free to attend

Who should attend?
This briefing is aimed at property professionals, surveyors and business owners with an interest in the commercial property sector.

How to book:
Please email Claire Hill: or register online: by clicking here


Matthew Fletcher : Partner & Head of Gosschalks Litigation department.
Matthew specialises in resolving disputes in the construction and property sectors.  He acts for a number of the leading construction and development companies in the Yorkshire region and regularly deals with Adjudications, Arbitrations, TCC litigation and representing parties in Mediations.

Rachel Garton, Partner
Rachel specialises in all areas of property litigation, including landlord and tenant matters, lease renewal litigation, commercial and residential possession proceedings and debt recovery. Rachel also deals with general commercial litigation, including contractual disputes.

Victoria Quinn, Partner
Victoria specialises in property and real estate litigation in particular the leisure and retail sectors.  She acts for landlords and tenants on all aspect of estate management with a focus on lease renewals and the enforcement of leasehold covenants.


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