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Obligation to Pay Lease Rent

Article contributed by Sarah Thompson-Copsey   Rail for London Ltd and TTL Properties Limited v London Borough of Hackney [2022] EWHC 2929      Bailii link:  https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2022/2929.html      Summary   Rent payable under headlease by...

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Green Lease Terms

The editor of this section is Sarah Thompson-Copsey, solicitor and freelance property law trainer (sarah@thompsoncopsey.com)  Clipper Logistics Plc v Scottish Equitable Plc [2022] (Sheffield Count Court, 07.03.22)   (As this is a County Court decision it is not on...

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COVID and Rent Review

Saville-Edells & Saville Edells v Jain   [2021] (CLCC, 15.12.21) (As this is a County Court decision it is not on Bailii: you can find a transcript on our site at https://www.propertylawuk.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Saville-Edells-v-Jain-2021-CLCC-.pdf ) ...

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Turnover Rents

W (No.3) GP (Nominee A) Limited v JD Sports Fashion plc   [2021] (Nottingham CC, 22.10.21)  (As this is a County Court decision it is not on Bailii: Please find the transcript on our website at...

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“Forfeiture of Leases”

BOOK REVIEW  Forfeiture of Leases  By Peter Petts and Jamal Demachkie  Published by The Law Society  £110.00 (ISBN 9781784461546)  This book can be purchased here:  https://bookshop.lawsociety.org.uk/p/forfeiture-of-leases-1st-edition-paperback/  As we start to see...

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Intention to Occupy

The editor of this section is Sarah Thompson-Copsey, solicitor and freelance property law trainer (sarah@thompsoncopsey.com)  Macey v Pizza Express (Restaurants) Ltd, [2021] EWHC 2847 (Ch) https://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Ch/2021/2847.html    Summary  The...

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Rent and duration

Introduction Section 33 - Duration of new tenancy. Section 33 is the following terms: "Where on an application under this Part of this Act the court makes an order for the grant of a new tenancy, the new tenancy shall be such tenancy as may be agreed between the...

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Electronic Communications Code

New Electronic Communications Code An overview Article by Thekla Fella, Partner with Fladgate LLP (www.fladgate.com). After a long wait, the new Electronic Communications Code came into force in December 2017. The new Code is a complete replacement of the existing...

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Ground (b)

Hazel v Akhtar [2001] EWCA Civ 1883 Facts Landlord opposed tenants application for a new lease on grounds (a) and (b) of s30; i.e. disrepair and persistent delay in paying rent. These are discretionary grounds. The rent was payable quarterly in advance. The tenant had...

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Ground (f)

Relevant statutory provision The ground set out in Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, s30(1)(f) provides: "that on the termination of the current tenancy the landlord intends to demolish or reconstruct the premises comprised in the holding or a substantial part of those...

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