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Take That Contract Out Of The Drawer!

As Coronavirus continues to place unprecedented disruption to construction projects throughout the UK construction industry, it has never been more important for contractors to understand their contractual […]

July 23, 2020 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Kick-Start For The UK Construction & Residential Property Markets!

The Chancellor today announced a series of measures to attempt to kick-start the UK construction and residential property markets. In order to counter the damaging effects of […]

July 8, 2020 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Electronic Signatures, Execution Of Deeds & Evidence Of Identity During COVID19

The COVID19 crisis has illustrated that, in a crisis, Lawyers can often move with far more agility than might be expected! Many of my clients have been […]

June 17, 2020 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
COVID19 Vs The Insurers Response

You cannot help but have noticed the anger directed at insurers over the last weeks for their refusal to respond to anything COVID-19 related Space does not […]

June 9, 2020 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Buildings Insurance & Residential Leasehold Properties

Landlords are usually responsible for the insurance of the building in blocks of flats or large mixed-use buildings and the cost of this insurance is usually recovered […]

June 3, 2020 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Commercial Leases: Rent Review

What is it? One of the most complex provisions in a commercial lease is that of the rent review provisions. The landlord will want to charge as […]

May 27, 2020 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
COVID19 Vs The Shipping Industry & Crews

Many sections of society have certainly felt the strain of the Covid-19 restrictions. The old, those who have lost their jobs, those furloughed and business owners who […]

May 21, 2020 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
The Impact Of COVID19 On The Property Market – New Panel Discussion Available

Michael Shapiro, Property Partner at Silver Shemmings Ash, is joined by Andy Noton, Partner & Head of Property Tax team at Lubbock Fine Chartered Accountants and Phil […]

May 13, 2020 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Construction Claims & Coronavirus

Construction projects of all shapes and sizes face the same risks: delays and additional costs; but these risks have increased exponentially since the outbreak of the Coronavirus. […]

May 3, 2020 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
Coronavirus Act 2020 – Protection For Business Tenants From Forfeiture For Rent Arrears

What is Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020? Section 82 of the Coronavirus Act 2020 will prohibit commercial landlords enforcing their right to forfeit a business […]

April 29, 2020 | Silver Shemmings Ash READ MORE
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