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Consideration needs to be given to the nature of the occupation (including the extent to which the directors are continuing to use the premises for the same business as the business of the dissolved company) in order to ascertain whether it is or was a licence, tenancy at Will or a periodic tenancy. If it was a periodic tenancy, it will be automatically protected under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954). The method of termination will depend both on the nature of the occupation and on the impact of the dissolution of the company. For more information in respect of the nature of the tenancy and methods of termination, see:
Practice Note: Using licences and tenancies at will
Practice Note: LTA 1954 business lease renewal—termination
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Q&A: Following termination by the licensor of a commercial licence to occupy, the licensee has remained in occupation for 14 months, paying rent to the licensor. The parties have been actively negotiating a new lease. The licensee argues that it has security of tenure. What
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