Commercial leases and property management in Scotland

Commercial leases and property management in Scotland guidance:

Common law on making alterations At common law, there is an implied obligation that a property can only be used for the purpose for which it was let, in other words the...

Practice Note

What are back letters? A back letter is a personal contractual arrangement between the granter and the grantee, ie in the context of a commercial lease, between the...

Practice Note

A lease for a term of years may contain an option for the parties or one of them to terminate the lease before the expiration of the term. This is known as a break option...

Practice Note

This Practice Note considers the different stages in lease negotiations for commercial property in England and Wales compared to those in Scotland, at pre-contract,...

Practice Note

This Practice Note sets out the law on rent and rent review provisions in commercial leases in Scotland. For contentious aspects of rent and rent review see Practice...

Practice Note

This Practice Note considers the landlord’s obligation to repair under common law, how these are usually modified in repairing clauses found in full repairing and...

Practice Note

This Practice Note considers service charge typically levied on tenants of a multi-occupancy building by commercial landlords in Scotland. It does not consider disputes...

Practice Note

In Scotland, at common law, a lease does not actually end on the specified expiry date (ish) unless: • either party gives correct and timeous notification of termination...

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