Commercial Property Team
Lucy HarrisonCommercial Property Associate
Rosie HillCommercial Property Solicitor
Sophie HarrimanCommercial Property Solicitor
Stephen BottleCommercial Property Solicitor
Elizabeth Deyong Commercial Property & Senior Partner
Lucy Harrison Commercial Property Associate
Rosie Hill Commercial Property Solicitor
Sophie Harriman Commercial Property Solicitor
Stephen Bottle Commercial Property Solicitor
The government is keen to afford residential tenants greater security and the increasing obstacles to service of a Section 21 Notice appear directed at this. There is now a consultation upon removing the blanket [...]
It is always preferable for leases to contain express reservations to alter, build and erect scaffolding in favour of a landlord who might want to develop at some point in the future.
When opposing the grant of a new tenancy, the Supreme Court has introduced an additional “acid test” for landlords in relation to reconstruction work as a reason to oppose the grant of a new tenancy. [...]
The Supreme Court held that the landlord’s intention to demolish or reconstruct must be independent of the tenant’s claim for a new tenancy and not conditional upon it.
In new leases, it will be prudent for landlords to ensure that any enforcement covenants are qualified by a reasonableness requirement, as determined by the landlord.
Speedier Alternative to the County Court Bailiffs: there is an alternative and frequently quicker route once a County Court Possession Order has been obtained.
A landlord is no longer be able to serve a Section 21 Notice at the start of the tenancy requiring the tenant to leave at the end. Of even greater concern are the retaliatory [...]