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Brexit held not to have frustrated lease

10 Apr 2019

Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Ltd and others v European Medicines Agency [2019] EWHC 335 (Ch) The court's finding, on 20th February 2019, in favour of the landlord, Canary Wharf Group, will be met with a sense of relief by those in the Property industry. The tenant, European Medicines Agency (EMA),…

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When could works be considered practically complete?

17 Jan 2019

A key part of a development agreement is ensuring clarity on what constitutes the practical completion of a project, and for it to cover what happens with any deviation from the specification of the project. In the recent case of Mears Ltd v Costplan Services (South East) Ltd and others (2018),…

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Forbes Offers Free Consultations Over Business Banking Switch

04 Jan 2019

North West companies are being offered free help and advice by Forbes Solicitors, so that they are aware of the potential benefits and pitfalls of the Royal Bank of Scotland Business Banking Switch. The Switch, due to be launched on February 25 2019, is aimed at increasing competition in the UK…

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Forbes' Commercial Property Team Advises New Artisan Coffee Shop

27 Nov 2018

A new third wave coffee shop has opened in the centre of Ormskirk, thanks to help and advice the owner received from the Commercial Property team at Forbes Solicitors. Bayferns Coffee House Ltd is welcoming customers to its premises in Burscough Street, offering a mixture of single origin coffee…

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Recent progress on electronic signatures

10 Sep 2018

A study published on 23 rd August was deemed to be proof enough by the Law Commission that an electronic signature is sufficient to fulfil requirements for a signature on a document. The study tries to modernise the way in which we execute documents where there is a statutory requirement that a…

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Another Step Closer for Electronic Signatures

07 Sep 2018

With a Law Commission Consultation Paper adding its voice to the advocates for electronic signatures, the advancement of electronic signatures continues towards universal acceptance. Traditionally, the law has never been very good at keeping up with technology. Whether it involves downloading music…

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Bringing a Buzz Back to Chorley Town

30 Aug 2018

Chorley is set to see a couple of major developments over the next few years, attracting consumers back to the market town. The first development is in the town centre and includes iconic high profile businesses such as Marks and Spencer's, Reel Cinemas and Loungers Bar and Restaurant. The…

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