Hybrid Conference

Commercial Property Leases: Shaping New Law into Solution-Focused Advice for Your Clients

Court-Proven, Solution-Focused Answers to the 7 Biggest Legal Matters Facing Experienced Practitioners: Directly from Top-Rated KCs and Solicitors

5 hours CPD

We very much look forward to seeing you at Commercial Property Leases 2024

Additional clips from Commercial Property Leases on-demand conference

Nicholas Trompeter KC on Renewal

Myriam Stacey KC on Break Options

Guy Fetherstonhaugh KC on Reform

Tom Weekes KC on MEES/EPC

Raquel Agnello KC on Possession

Martin Hutchings KC on Restrictive covenants

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On-demand clip

So you know what to expect from the recorded conference, here is a clip of Caroline Shea KC.

Caroline is answering the question: What is the latest judicial thinking on dilapidation clauses and repairing obligations and the impact on client advice?


  1. Chair's Introduction

    Commercial Property Leases: Shaping new law into solution-focused advice for your clients

    Chaired by James Styles of Stephenson Harwood

    James is “immensely experienced, a great communicator and at the forefront of developments.” He advises household name clients on all aspects of real estate law.

  2. Dilapidations

    What is the latest judicial thinking on dilapidation clauses and repairing obligations and the impact on client advice?

    Answered by Caroline Shea KC

    Caroline is “one of the brightest barristers out there.” “She comes up with technically excellent and commercially astute points and doesn’t sit on the fence.”

  3. Renewal

    How far can you push the court over a tenant's cumulative conduct across the term of a lease when resisting renewals or imposing amendments?

    Answered by Nicholas Trompeter KC

    Nicholas is “an outstanding silk”, “incredibly creative,” and a “go-to” for any complicated and sophisticated matters. He is a “Real Estate Barrister of the Year.”

  4. Break Options

    What are the lessons from the recent cases?

    Answered by Myriam Stacey KC

    Myriam is "brilliant to work with - sharp, commercial and practical - exceptional in court." "She delivers jargon-free advice of the highest quality at break-neck speed. "

  5. Reform

    How will the Law Commission resolve tensions in the 1954 Act and with what impact on practice and market behaviour?

    Answered by Guy Fetherstonhaugh KC

    Guy is “the undisputed heavyweight champion of the property litigation world - genuinely pre-eminent.” He is a co-author of the “Handbook of Rent Review.”


    How do you control - and overcome - difficulties with MEES/EPC in commercial tenancies? Who does the work, pays for it and is liable on renewal?

    Answered by Tom Weekes KC

    Tom is "superb, incredibly able, and peerless in his knowledge.” He was named “Real Estate Silk of the Year” at the Chambers UK Bar Awards 2023.

  7. Possession

    What is the root cause of the trouble with insolvency powers and commercial property, and is there an easier way to secure possession?

    Answered by Raquel Agnello KC

    Raquel sits in the High Court as a Deputy Insolvency and Companies Court Judge. “She is particularly sought after for complex restructuring cases.”

  8. Restrictive covenants

    Weighing up all the practical scenarios, how do you gain the edge for developer clients in relation to modifying restrictive covenants under s.84(1), with reference to recent cases?

    Answered by Martin Hutchings KC

    Martin is “an outstanding real estate silk, utterly dedicated to his cases and a joy to work with.” He acted in the Alexander Devine v Housing Solutions litigation.

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