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Tenancy at will

Periodic tenancy inferred Walji v Mount Cook Land Ltd [2002] 1 P&CR 13, CA. Where a person is in occupation pursuant to negotiations for a lease he is a tenant at will (Javad v Aquil [1991] 1 WLR 1007). However, circumstances can develop whereby a periodic tenancy is inferred. That is what occurred in this case. Factors that led to this conclusion included the length of time that the tenant was in occupation paying rent, the fact that the terms…

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