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What would be the effect of a superior landlord granting a new lease directly to a subtenant, where an intermediate lease with several years of the term left to run remains in place?

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Published on LexisPSL on 07/10/2016

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  • What would be the effect of a superior landlord granting a new lease directly to a subtenant, where an intermediate lease with several years of the term left to run remains in place?
  • Surrender by operation of law
  • Reversionary/Concurrent leases

What would be the effect of a superior landlord granting a new lease directly to a subtenant, where an intermediate lease with several years of the term left to run remains in place?

Surrender by operation of law

For a surrender by operation of law to take place, there must be unequivocal conduct by both parties to the lease which is inconsistent with the continuation of the tenancy. In Padwick Properties Ltd v Punj Lloyd Ltd, the court emphasised that the unequivocal conduct of both parties

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