Like friends at your beach house in January: How charging clauses have a funny way of just turning up

We are regularly tasked with reviewing various commercial contracts, generally briefed with the sole instruction of identifying notable risks for our clients. Of late, a seemingly prevalent risk is rogue charging clauses popping up in sometimes unlikely places. A charging clause is often intended to make the beneficiary of the clause a secured creditor who [...]

2019-09-04T03:35:14+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Dispute Resolution|Comments Off on Like friends at your beach house in January: How charging clauses have a funny way of just turning up

Assignment of a Lease: When Can a Landlord Refuse to Consent?

We are often approached by landlord clients who are faced with the following tricky decision: Should I consent to a lease assignment (transfer) at my commercial property in circumstances where the proposed new tenant has few assets and little business experience? It is a stressful decision, particularly where the current tenant looks to be in [...]

2018-09-05T23:25:32+00:00September 5th, 2018|Business Advice, Contracts, Property|Comments Off on Assignment of a Lease: When Can a Landlord Refuse to Consent?