Kenneth S Gerber#1686

Kenneth S Gerber

Ken joined Mitchells Roberton in 2019. He was previously a partner for 12 years at Anderson Strathern, and before that he was a partner at Kidstons.

Ken handles landlord and tenant law, site assembly, property development, property financing, property purchase and sale and the property aspects of corporate transactions.

He is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in commercial leasing law. He regularly speaks on a range of commercial property subjects at conferences for MBL Seminars, as well as for other providers, and has presented online lectures for The Law Society of Scotland and University of Glasgow. Kenneth wrote the course on commercial conveyancing for the postgraduate Law Diploma at Glasgow University, and is senior tutor on that course. He also regularly provides specialist legal opinions to other firms on commercial lease matters.
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Tacit relocation in commercial leases in Scotland
Tacit relocation in commercial leases in Scotland
Practice notes

This Practice Note considers what tacit relocation is in commercial leases in Scotland, the effect of tacit relocation, notice periods to stop tacit relocation operating, how notice is to be served and the position relating to shop tenancies.

Landlord Notice to Quit to stop tacit relocation operating—Scotland
Landlord Notice to Quit to stop tacit relocation operating—Scotland
Precedents

This style is a landlord notice to stop tacit relocation operating in commercial leases in Scotland.

Style clause—landlord break option to terminate lease—Scotland
Style clause—landlord break option to terminate lease—Scotland
Precedents

This Style is provides long and short form clauses for use in a commercial lease in Scotland (including leases based on the Property Standardisation Group Leases) where the landlord is to have a break option to terminate the lease early.

Style clauses—mutual break option to terminate lease—Scotland
Style clauses—mutual break option to terminate lease—Scotland
Precedents

This Style provides long and short form clauses for use in a commercial lease in Scotland (including leases based on the Property Standardisation Group Leases) where both parties have a mutual break option to terminate the lease early.

Style clause—tenant break option to terminate lease—Scotland
Style clause—tenant break option to terminate lease—Scotland
Precedents

This is a precedent clause giving the tenant a conditional option to terminate a commercial lease early and is for use where a lease is not based on the Property Standardisation Group Leases.

Tenant Notice to Quit to stop tacit relocation operating—Scotland
Tenant Notice to Quit to stop tacit relocation operating—Scotland
Precedents

This style is a tenant notice to stop tacit relocation operating in commercial leases in Scotland.

Other work

Landlord consent to tenant works—Scotland—checklist
Landlord consent to tenant works—Scotland—checklist

This Checklist outlines the key questions that both commercial landlords and tenants in Scotland should consider when landlord (and superior landlord) consent and licence for tenant works or alteration is being sought and negotiated.

Style clause—landlord option to extend lease term—Scotland
Style clause—landlord option to extend lease term—Scotland

This is a precedent clause for inclusion in a commercial lease in Scotland where the landlord is to have an option to extend the lease.

Style clause—mutual option to extend lease term—Scotland
Style clause—mutual option to extend lease term—Scotland

This is a precedent clause for use in a commercial lease in Scotland where both landlord and tenant are to have the option to extend the lease at the end of the contractual term.

Style clause—tenant option to extend lease term—Scotland
Style clause—tenant option to extend lease term—Scotland

This Style clause is a clause to be used in a lease giving the tenant a conditional option to extend the contractual term of the lease in Scotland.

Practice areas

Membership

  • Law Society of Scotland

Panel

  • Scottish Panel

Education

  • University fo Edinburgh (B.A and LLB)
  • Glasgow Academy

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