Commercial Property in 2020

22nd January 2020

2019 was a mixed year for commercial property with Brexit continuing to dominate the political and economic landscape.  So what is likely to have the biggest impact on the commercial property sector in 2020?  Unsurprisingly commentary suggests politics, economy, sustainability … Continue reading

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Murrell Associates advises Hubbox to enable birthplace expansion

5th June 2019

After acquiring the ground floor of the building next door, Hub St Ives (the birthplace of Hubbox) has recently undergone significant refurbishment of its harbour front premises. By knocking through to next door, Richard and Amy Boon, along with their … Continue reading

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What does the new Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) mean for landowners in Cornwall?

5th March 2019

Landowners in Cornwall who are considering, or in the process of, selling land for the purpose of residential or commercial redevelopment, are likely to be affected by the new Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) introduced by Cornwall Council on 1st January … Continue reading

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Commercial landlords – are you compliant with the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards?

28th March 2018

From the start of April this year new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) will come into force making it unlawful for a landlord to let a property that has an EPC rating below level E. The new Energy Efficiency (Private … Continue reading

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Compliance with Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards – Commercial landlords, it’s time to review your property portfolio

20th September 2017

In January 2017 we reported on the new Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015, known in the property industry as Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). The regulations will be coming into force from 1 April 2018 … Continue reading

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Boundary and Rights of Way Disputes – A Better Way To Resolve Them

20th September 2017

Without attracting much attention, a new piece of legislation that will improve the way in which we resolve boundary disputes is making its way through Parliament. The Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill looks set to come into force in … Continue reading

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A Side Letter to a Lease; a valuable accessory for Vivienne Westwood

3rd July 2017

When negotiating a lease, a landlord may agree to certain concessions to attract and secure a desirable tenant.  The agreement is often personal between the landlord and tenant, and documented by way of confidential side letter.  In the recent case … Continue reading

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Caroline Daly has qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive!

12th May 2017

Caroline Daly has qualified as a Chartered Legal Executive in the commercial property team at Truro-based commercial law practice, Murrell Associates. Caroline first joined the commercial property team in September 2011, gaining valuable experience on a range of renewable energy and … Continue reading

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The Importance of Good Plans for Land Registry Applications

30th January 2017

When you are dealing with transactions involving a property it is common to submit various applications to the Land Registry. Whether you are making an application for registration or carrying out a search on the property, you will need to … Continue reading

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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards

27th January 2017

Brief Property: Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards It’s just over a year before new regulations covering energy efficiency of properties come into force. The minimum EPC rating – Level E – will apply to all new leases from 1 April 2018 … Continue reading

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