Thursday, 12 October 2017 (9.30am – 4.00pm) – Commercial Property Update 2017 with Peter Reekie

Cornwall Law Society in association with X-Press Legal Services is pleased to be able to provide a commercial property update presented by Peter Reekie.

Peter Reekie is Property Training Consultant to Penningtons Manches and formerly Visiting Professor at The College of Law. He is a non-practising solicitor. He is director of Peter Reekie Associates Co Ltd, which provides legal training and related services to lawyers and other professionals. For a number of years he was in private practice dealing with residential and commercial property work.  He worked for The College of Law and was managing director of Legal Network Television.  He writes for publication and lectures extensively at property law conferences, delivers training courses and seminars and related events.

He is Consultant Materials Editor for the University of Law’s Structured Commercial Property Programme. He is Consultant Editor of The Conveyancing Handbook, pub. The Law Society.

He is also co-author of a number of on-line training and qualification courses for the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme, Deputy Editor of Property Law UK Newsletter and Contributing Commentator: Law Society’s Property Section monthly update newsletter.


Course outline:

Commercial property practitioners need to be up-to-date on relevant law and practice whether dealing with commercial leases, acquisitions and sales, or development work.  This course provides a review of a recent developments and matters of topical importance for the office with a focus on consequential points for practice.  It is proposed to include:

  1. Commercial property Case Law Update including:
  • Restrictive Covenants, Overage and Effect of Release
  • Transfer of Reversion – Flat Tenants Right of First Refusal
  • Registration Gap – Effect on Easements; and Notices to Quit
  1. Commercial Landlord & Tenant Case Law Update including:
  • Enforceability of provision in a side letter to lease
  • Assigning to Tenant’s Guarantor
  • 1954 Act – s26 request and landlord’s break notice
  1. Practice and Legislative Changes including:
  • A New Telecommunications Code
  • Practice Note on the use of electronic signatures
  • Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards for Non-Domestic Buildings (MEES) 

Please note that the contents may change to ensure coverage of up-to-date key developments


Flyer (course 438) Commercial Property Update 2017 – 12 October 2017