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Will Charnock

Senior Associate

Contact
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
Languages English

Will Charnock is a Senior Associate in the Real Estate Disputes team.

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Education

  • 2007 – LPC , Nottingham Law School, Nottingham
  • 2006 – LL.M, Nottingham Law School, Nottingham
  • 2005 – LL.B (Hons), University of Exeter, Exeter
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30/11/2022
Busi­ness Rates: The ef­fect of the Au­tumn State­ment 2022
Sum­mary On 17 Novem­ber 2022 the Chan­cel­lor presen­ted the Au­tumn State­ment, which re­vealed a pack­age of sup­port to help with busi­ness rates worth a pro­jec­ted £13.6 bil­lion over the next 5 years.  The...
08/02/2022
Busi­ness rates – High Court sees through an­oth­er “sham” busi­ness rates...
In the re­cent de­cision of Queen Street Prop­er­ties Ltd & An­oth­er v Cardiff City and County Coun­cil [2022] EWHC 39 (Ad­min) the High Court up­held a Dis­trict Judge’s de­cision that two busi­ness rates avoid­ance...
07/02/2022
In­solv­ency and busi­ness rates li­ab­il­ity
Busi­ness rates li­ab­il­ity is com­plex and the ques­tion of who is li­able if oc­cu­pi­ers be­come in­solv­ent is one that of­ten arises dur­ing peri­ods of eco­nom­ic un­cer­tainty, such as the pan­dem­ic. Busi­ness rates...
17/05/2021
Un­cer­tain fu­ture for rates mit­ig­a­tion schemes fol­low­ing Su­preme Court judg­ment...
Hurst­wood Prop­er­ties (A) Ltd and oth­ers (Re­spond­ents) v Rossend­ale Bor­ough Coun­cil and an­oth­er (Ap­pel­lants) The Su­preme Court has de­livered its keenly an­ti­cip­ated judg­ment in a case con­cern­ing the valid­ity...
23/04/2021
Busi­ness Rates - High Court sets out check­list for es­tab­lish­ing rate­able...
In an im­port­ant Judg­ment the High Court has set out a “check­list” for dis­trict judges to fol­low when de­term­in­ing dis­putes about what con­sti­tutes “oc­cu­pa­tion” for busi­ness rates pur­poses. It has...
29/03/2021
Busi­ness rates and Cov­id-19: re­stric­tion on ma­ter­i­al change of cir­cum­stances...
On 25 March 2021, the Gov­ern­ment an­nounced meas­ures with im­me­di­ate ef­fect to lim­it the use of the Ma­ter­i­al Change in Cir­cum­stances (MCC) pro­vi­sions to achieve re­duc­tions in the rate­able value of prop­er­ties...
24/02/2021
Busi­ness rates – “Sham” ar­range­ment held an in­ef­fect­ive rates avoid­ance...
In the re­cent de­cision of Isle In­vest­ments Ltd v Leeds City Coun­cil [2021] EWHC Ad­min 345 the High Court has up­held a Ma­gis­trates’ Court de­cision that a busi­ness rates avoid­ance scheme was a sham and...
05/02/2021
Busi­ness rates – As­sist­ance, re­lief and mit­ig­a­tion
The COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic has had an un­pre­ced­en­ted im­pact on the Real Es­tate sec­tor. Some busi­nesses were able to ad­apt to a more agile work­ing en­vir­on­ment, al­low­ing them to weath­er the im­pact of the pan­dem­ic...
26/05/2020
Vic­tory for re­tail­ers - no ad­di­tion­al busi­ness rates li­ab­il­ity for ATMs...
On 20 May 2020, the Su­preme Court handed-down judg­ment in Cardtron­ics UK Ltd and oth­ers v Sykes and oth­ers [2020] UK­SC 21: a long-run­ning dis­pute between re­tail­ers and the Valu­ation Of­fice Agency over...
26/03/2020
Busi­ness Rates & COV­ID-19
1. In­tro­duc­tion 1.1 Amongst the Gov­ern­ment’s re­cent an­nounce­ments has been the mes­sage that it will be un­veil­ing ad­di­tion­al meas­ures to as­sist rate­pay­ers with busi­ness rates dur­ing the COV­ID-19 pan­dem­ic...