Surrender

Surrender 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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Accepting a surrender can be the quickest way for a landlord to regain possession of the premises from an insolvent tenant. It circumvents the extra requirements before...

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The implied or deemed surrender and re-grant of a lease arises where an agreed variation of the terms of the original lease is so fundamental that the law regards it as...

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A surrender by operation of law occurs when the unequivocal conduct of both parties is inconsistent with the continuation of the tenancy. This is demonstrated by the...

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Express surrender An express surrender results in the lease being absorbed by the reversionary estate, as a result of which the lease determines. An express surrender of...

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Introduction A site that is ripe for redevelopment can also be laden with different interests, with varying degrees of legal protection. Landlords that are looking to...

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The general common law principle is that when a lease comes to an end any underlease automatically terminates. Consensual termination—surrender and merger Statute...

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