Commercial Landlord & Tenant

June 17, 2022

Room for improvement in drawn out property disputes

The system encourages and assists delays in the progress of landlord-tenant cases, writesSteven Ross…

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April 20, 2022

Get your ducks in a row: Drafting rent review provisions in leases

Rent review provisions in a lease set out the terms on which the annual rent payable will be reviewed. The way in…

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April 8, 2022

Companies face even tougher times ahead as remaining temporary insolvency measures come to an end

At the start of the pandemic, the Government enacted the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) in order to introduce a…

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March 15, 2022

Houses in Multiple Occupation – Landlords Overturn Rent Repayment Order

Landlords who rent out houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) without a required licence are exposed to the double whammy of criminal prosecution…

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January 10, 2022

Is Your Lease Under Threat of Forfeiture? Don’t Delay Consulting a Solicitor

Tenants who fail to pay their rent on time place themselves in real danger of having their leases forfeited. As a Court of…

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September 22, 2021

Break Clauses in Commercial Leases – What Does ‘Vacant Possession’ Mean?

Commercial leases frequently stipulate that premises are to be handed back to the landlord ‘with vacant possession’ – but what…

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September 10, 2021

Deemed Commercial Tenancy Inferred from Possession and Payment of Rent

Even in the absence of a formal lease, the existence of a tenancy can in some cases be inferred from an occupier’s exclusive…

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