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An outline of the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022

Over recent years there has been negative press surrounding the payment and review of ground rents charged on residential leasehold properties. This has led to reform in this area. Associate…


Commercial rent arrears – Do I have to pay rent if I closed during the pandemic?

Hasin Amin, solicitor in our commercial property litigation team, takes a fresh look at the issue of commercial rent arrears caused by the coronavirus pandemic following a recent Court of…


The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act

After the government has issued many press releases heavy on ideas yet light on detail, the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act is now in force, and the long moratorium has ended.…


Entrepreneur opens Thai restaurant with ‘street market’ feel in Lancaster

A business graduate from Lancaster University has opened a Thai restaurant in the heart of Lancaster. Jing Pongwisaitat, founder of TwoThai restaurant, seeks to offer an authentic Thai street food…


Harrison Drury helps PJM Property Investments Group acquire three new sites

Harrison Drury's commercial property team has helped an acquisitive property investment group to acquire three new properties in Central Lancashire. PJM Property Investments Ltd has acquired Cuerden Green Mill in…


Can a commercial landlord terminate a tenancy for occupation for its own use?

Hasin Amin, a solicitor in our property litigation team at Harrison Drury, refers to a recent case Macey v Pizza Express (Restaurants) Ltd [2021] EWHC 2847 (Ch) to explain what…


New laws and Code of Practice for commercial rent arrears – what does it mean for you?

Hasin Amin, solicitor in our property litigation team at Harrison Drury, looks at the government’s newly announced Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill and new Code of Practice for commercial rent arrears…


Expansion plans heating up for North West restaurant chain after successful Blackburn launch

A restaurant chain inspired by the ancient tradition of cooking meat on hot stones, plans to expand its locations across the region after successfully opening a new outlet in Blackburn.…


Children’s charity makes permanent home in Morecambe

A Morecambe charity that supports children and young adults with disabilities and special educational needs will be able to help even more people after purchasing the building it operates from.…


Greetings card business celebrates launch of second shop in Lytham

A Lancashire businesswoman has opened her second card and gift shop in the county, five years after launching her first venture and growing it into a successful retail business. Sarah…


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