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Landlord and tenant (general)


This section contains material on a number of different landlord and tenant matters. The topics covered can be seen in the contents box on the left. There are also separate specialist landlord and tenant sections in the Update Library on:

Ground Rents

Ground Rents Contributed by Robert Kelly, Commercial Business Development Manager, Stewart Title Ltd Not the End…But the Beginning of the End for Ground Rents When the provisions of the Leasehold Reform (Ground Rent) Act 2022 come into force on 30 June 2022, the...

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Gabb v Farrokhzad   [2022] EWHC 212 (Ch)  Summary   The court granted a declaration that the landlord had unreasonably withheld/delayed consent to proposed assignment in breach of lease and statutory duty under...

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Overlapping demise

Roof and roof space already demised Subsequent lease takes effect in reversion HCP (Hendon) v HM Land Registry [2020] EWHC 1278 (Admin) Summary Where a lease demised premises that had already been demised to others, the Land Registry had correctly registered the...

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Double Value claim

Landlord and Tenant Act 1730 Tenant remaining in possession when note entitled to do so TFS Stores Limited v The Designer Retail Outlet Centres (Mansfield) General Partner Limited [2019] EWHC 1363 (Ch) Summary The claim for double value will only succeed where the...

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Frustration of lease

Supervening illegality and common purpose Brexit Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Limited v European Medicines Agency [2019] EWHC 335 (Ch) Summary The High Court confirmed that Brexit will not frustrate the European Medicine Agency-s lease of its London headquarters. Facts The...

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