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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 the Landlord and Tenant Act 1988, and awards damages for losses but not exemplary damages. Although a case concerning a residential lease, the principles are equally applicable to commercial leases.  Facts  The tenant, Mr Gabb has a lease of the flat for a term of 189 years from 24…

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