Adapting commercial premises to the “new normal”

8th July 2020

The lockdown measures designed to contain the spread of COVID-19 forced the closure of all non-essential workplaces, resulting in staff from many industries working from home for a prolonged period for the first time. As the UK eases lockdown measures, … Continue reading

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Commercial rent recovery during COVID-19

30th June 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, the UK government has published a temporary Code of Practice. This Code will apply until June 2021 and encourages commercial landlords and tenants to work together and support each other when discussing rent payments … Continue reading

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Budock Vean Hotel

11th March 2020

The Budock Vean Hotel is a 4-star country house hotel nestled in 65 acres of sub-tropical gardens beside the Helford River in Cornwall. The Barlow family bought the hotel in 1987 and have worked tirelessly to build its enviable reputation. … Continue reading

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Wavecrest Café

3rd February 2020

A Cornish dream come true…   In 2016, Murrell Associates assisted with the purchase of the freehold of the Wavecrest Café on Lizard Point for Emily and Dave Thomas. Caroline Daly, Chartered Legal Executive at Murrell Associates recently caught up … Continue reading

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The distinction between a lease and a license

3rd February 2020

Thousands of tourists visit Cornwall and the South West each year, thanks in part to the region’s reputation for wonderful food and drink. Renowned for its Cornish cream tea, hearty pasties, fresh fish and locally reared meat; the region has … Continue reading

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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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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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So you are buying a pub?

22nd January 2020

The decline in the number of pubs over the last decade has been well publicised but encouragingly, the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has recently published figures which show that the number of pubs has increased for the first time … Continue reading

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Jenny Harbord -Truro Women in Business Networking Group’s Business Woman of the week

1st November 2019

Jenny Harbord, Partner and Head of Property at Murrell Associates LLP, is Truro Women in Business Networking Group’s Business Woman of the week.  Read Jenny’s fantastic story of life lessons and 20 years of property law experience. I have recently … Continue reading

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Registering Unregistered Land – 5 Benefits of Land Registration

9th October 2019

Historically, all land in England and Wales used to be unregistered. When a property or land changed hands, lawyers would hand write documents transferring the property or land from one party to the other. These legal documents would form part … Continue reading

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