The following Property Q&A provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
In short, it will depend on the breach complained of. In respect of lease extensions, under section 14(3) of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (LRA 1967), a tenant is not entitled to require that a new lease be executed unless they have paid:
all reserved rents
all costs incurred in dealing with the lease extension claim under LRA 1967, s 14(2)
any other sums due or payable under the existing tenancy or collateral agreement
If the amount due cannot at that point be ascertained, the tenant must offer reasonable security. See Tender of sums due to landlord as a condition of grant of new tenancy: Halsbury's Laws of England  for further information.
LRA 1967 does not appear to make provision preventing the grant of a lease extension in the event of other breaches. However, the landlord will have other remedies available to them, such as court
Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK
Complete all the fields above to proceed to the next step.
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to LexisPSL or register for a free trial.
Existing user? Sign-in
Take a free trial
Take a free trial
MedcoSTOP PRESS: A new RTA small claims protocol for whiplash claims comes into effect for accidents occurring on or after 31 May 2021. The small claims track limit for personal injury claims arising from an RTA is increased to £5000 in respect of general damages for pain, suffering and loss of
Insurable interestThis Practice Note considers insurable interest, including insurable interest in construction and liability insurance. It also considers insurable interest in subrogation, co-insurance and double insurance and the Insurable Interest Bill.What is insurable interest?‘Insurable
ECHR, art 5(4)—rights and dutiesThe scope of article 5(4) Article 5(4) of the European Convention of Human Rights (ECHR) provides that: 'Everyone who is deprived of his liberty by arrest or detention shall be entitled to take proceedings by which the lawfulness of his detention shall be decided
Contract interpretation—express terms in contractsExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or implied:•express terms—are terms which are actually recorded in a written contract or openly expressed in an oral contract at the time the contract is made
0330 161 1234