Business tenancies

Business tenancies guidance:

When LTA 1954 applies on surrender—agreements to surrender Under section 24 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), if a lease is not contracted out of LTA 1954,...

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Your Ref: Our Ref: Date: From: [Insert name of landlord’s/tenant’s Solicitor] of [insert address] To: [Insert name of landlord’s/tenant’s Solicitor] of [insert address]...

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Where a tenant has protection under Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), service by the landlord of a contractual notice to exercise a break clause...

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Tenancies which are protected by the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) will not come to an end unless terminated in one of the ways sanctioned by LTA 1954. A...

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To overcome delay or uncertainty in the lease renewal process under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) a landlord may issue proceedings for the grant of a new...

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Brexit: The UK's departure from the EU on exit day ie Friday 31 January 2020 has implications for practitioners when determining whether a claim form can be served on a...

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Status of the 2020 Code The Code for leasing business premises, RICS professional statement 2020 (the 2020 Code) was launched in February 2020 and is effective from 1...

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This Practice Note details the deadlines for carrying out some of the more common tasks for property disputes lawyers, together with links to further information. It is...

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Why contract out? The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) gave tenants of business premises security of tenure—in other words, the right to stay on in their premises...

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A contractual option to take a lease for a further term is a ‘call’ option. It confers a unilateral right on the tenant to call for a renewal lease (often subject to...

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This Practice Note assists in completing a costs budget. It should be read in conjunction with Practice Note: Costs budgeting—completing Precedent H (costs budget). This...

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Your Ref: Our Ref: Date: From: [Insert name of Landlord’s/Tenant’s Solicitor] of [insert address] To: [Insert name of Landlord’s/Tenant’s Solicitor] of [insert address]...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): From 27 March 2020, under the Civil Procedure Rules Practice Direction 51Z (CPR PD 51Z) all proceedings for possession brought under CPR 55 and...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of the CPR. Depending on the court in which your matter is...

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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones Claim No. [insert claim number]. [IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE [BUSINESS AND PROPERTY COURTS [OF ENGLAND AND WALES OR IN...

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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones STOP PRESS: A 12-month pilot scheme where unopposed lease renewals issued in the Central London County Court (CLCC) are...

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A 12-month pilot scheme where unopposed lease renewals issued in the Central London County Court (CLCC) are transferred to the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) commenced on 1...

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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones A 12-month pilot scheme where unopposed lease renewals issued in the Central London County Court (CLCC) are transferred to the...

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Produced in partnership with Victoria Jones Introduction A claim by a business tenant for a new tenancy where the landlord is opposing it is made using Form N1 PDF...

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Types of claims These types of claims fall into three categories. Category I Claims for the recovery of land, including a possession claim under CPR 55 where one of the...

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A landlord can oppose the grant of a new lease under section 30(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) by specifying ground of opposition (a): 'Where under the...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Under section 82(11) of the Coronavirus Act 2020, for the purposes of determining whether this ground of opposition is established, any failure to...

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A landlord can oppose the grant of a new lease under section 30(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) by specifying ground of opposition (c): 'That the tenant...

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A landlord can oppose the grant of a new lease under section 30(1)(d) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954). This Practice Note covers what ground (d) is, what...

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A landlord can oppose the grant of a new lease under section 30(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 opposition ground (e) if: • the current tenancy was created by the...

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Section 30(1)(f) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954) provides that one of the grounds on which a landlord can oppose the grant of a new lease is: ‘that on the...

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