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Landlord and Tenant Act 1987

Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, Part I

In a case where a freeholder failed to offer qualifying tenants the right of first refusal, under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 prior to granting roof space leases, the High Court held that a tenants’ s19 default notice was valid. It also held that the court at first instance had not been wrong in declining to exercise its discretion not to order the transfer of the leases and that the “principal terms” of the contract may be more than simply the consideration, even if not in fact included within the original contract.

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