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Where two individuals jointly own the freehold of a property subject to a lease, they will usually collectively be referred to as the landlord or the freeholder. They will collectively both be bound by the same lease/leases in the building. This will include ensuring the freeholder obligations are complied with.
On a transfer of a reversion to a lease:
if the lease is an ‘old lease’ for the purpose of the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 (LT(C)A 1995), the lease covenants bind the reversionary estate (and hence, all the holders of that
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