Lease Extensions

August 16, 2022

Welcome to the new world of (no) ground rent (sort of).

The Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022, which came into force on 30th June 2022, has the following practical effects for flat…

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February 10, 2022

Renewal of Commercial Leases – Intention is More than Mere Contemplation

The legal right that many commercial tenants enjoy to have their leases renewed can be overcome if their landlords ‘intend’ to occupy…

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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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