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Latest articles from Limor Wolfe

  • Commercial leases: dealing with dilapidations

    Commercial leases: dealing with dilapidations

    t is vital for any lease to deal clearly with the tenant’s liability for repairs, both throughout the lease and on expiry. Even so, agreeing and enforcing dilapidations claims can often end up being a lengthy (and costly) exercise. Whether you are a landlord or a tenant, there are steps you can take to minimise the risk of unwelcome surprises at the end of lease - and ultimately a long litigation.

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    Bold Steps Forward - Overhaul of the Land Register

    The Land Register of Scotland superseded the Sasine Register, introducing a map-based system of registration that carried with it the boon of the Keeper's indemnity. Over 30 years later, the system has once again been found in need of overhaul.