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Insolvency of landlord

Application for new lease Landlord in administration Somerfield Stores Limited v Spring (Sutton Coldfield) Limited [2009] EWHC 2384 (Ch) Summary An application by a tenant for a new lease under Part II of the 1954 Act is a “legal process” within paragraph 43, Schedule B1, Insolvency Act 1986. This means that if the landlord goes into administration the tenant cannot proceed with the claim without the consent of the administrator or the permission of the court. In this case the…

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