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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:

How To Do a Rent Review – Part 2

Article contributed by Michael Lever   This series is not intended as a substitute for specific advice. There are few legal references to avoid too much technical content, but the content is accurate to date. Specific problems need particular attention, and as every...

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Notice To Quit Oral Periodic Tenancy

Article contributed by Sarah Thompson-Copsey   Validity of notice to quit addressed to previous tenant    O G Thomas Amaethyddiath v Turner & Ors [2022] EWCA Civ 1446  Bailii link:    Summary    A notice...

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Leasehold Service Charges

Article contributed by Ashley Pratt, Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers   Fairness vs certainty. Leasehold service charges. Sara & Hossein Asset Holdings Ltd (a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands) v Blacks Outdoor Retail Ltd [2023] UKSC 2    Where...

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How To Do a Rent Review – Part 1

Article contributed by Michael Lever  By way of introduction, I established my practice in 1975 primarily to escape from the politics of a general practice partnership in which I was the only equity partner not qualified by examination. Subsequently, I decided to...

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Lease Extension tips for Conveyancers

Article contributed by Alison Stone of Alison Stone Surveyors   Governed by The Leasehold Reform and Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, as amended by The Commonhold and Leasehold Act 2002, lease extensions are a minefield for the unwary with so many things...

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Issues with Shared Ownership

Article contributed by Zahrah Aullybocus   This article is exploring some of the issues with shared ownership that may not be obvious when reading or checking through a standard form of shared ownership lease and practical issues.     Lease extensions    There is...

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