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...

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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...

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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...

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This table below contains an archive of news analysis on Scotland and Scots law developments of general application and those which affect various practice areas that has...

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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,...

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This Practice Note sets out the common law and discusses usual drafting provisions in commercial leases in Scotland dealing with landlord and tenant obligations in...

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NOTICE FROM LANDLORD TO STOP TACIT RELOCATION OPERATING Our Ref: [insert reference] Your Ref: [insert reference] Date: [insert date] [Insert name of addressee and...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Produced in partnership with Kenneth S Gerber of Anderson Strathern LLP PSG Style Leases-conditional Landlord break 1 Definition of Break Date Break Date means [any date...

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Produced in partnership with Kenneth S Gerber of Anderson Strathern LLP PSG Style Leases—conditional mutual break 1 Definition of Break Date Break Date means [any date...

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Non-PSG Style Lease—break conditional on performance of monetary obligations 1 Definition of Break Date Break Date means [[insert date] OR at the end of the [insert...

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1 Individual 1.1 Individual or sole trader party designation clause [insert full name of party] of [trading as [insert trading name]] of [insert address] (the [insert...

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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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NOTICE FROM TENANT TO STOP TACIT RELOCATION OPERATING Dear Sirs, Our Ref: [insert reference] Your Ref: [insert reference] Date: [insert date] [Insert name of addressee...

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