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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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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Agreement for a future tenancy Where the landlord and tenant agree for the grant to the tenant of: • a future tenancy of the holding, or of the holding with other land •...

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To overcome delay or uncertainty in the lease renewal process a landlord may issue proceedings for the grant of a new lease. Proceedings can be issued: • at any time...

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The UK has voted to leave the EU and this will take place on exit day as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. This has implications for...

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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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There are typically three situations in which a commercial landlord will use CPR 55: • possession claim following expiry of a lease (whether or not subject to the...

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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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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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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 (b): '…the tenant...

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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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Under section 30(1)(d) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA 1954), the landlord may oppose the grant of a new lease on grounds that: ‘..that the landlord has offered...

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