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Limitations on Limitations of Liability

Any transaction, no matter how much the parties may believe they catered for all eventualities, carries a degree of risk of liability for all parties involved. Where trustees are party to a transaction (whether a property transfer or a lease), … Read more

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Commercial Leases – Can They Be Automatically Renewed?

A Landlord and Tenant may have entered into an arrangement for the leasing of a property for a fixed period of time, but both parties should be aware from the outset that the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (“LTA 1954”) … Read more

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Fixed Fee Sale Package: Part 1 – Initial Consultation

The first part of our series of articles on the Forbes fixed fee sale package focusses on the initial consultation with a solicitor in our Commercial Property team.

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Geared Rent Reviews

For the next topic in our series on types of rent review, we shift to “geared” rent reviews (also known as “side-by-side” rent reviews).

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Surrendering a Lease: Actions Don’t Always Speak Louder Than Words

A lease is “surrendered” when both the landlord and tenant agree to bring it to an end before the end of the contractual term, with the tenant’s interest in the property in effect returning to the landlord.  However, it is … Read more

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Consents and Sensibility

Are you a Tenant considering transferring your interest in a lease, such as assigning the lease or even sub-leasing to a third party?  Usually this will be if the property is no longer suitable, whether this is because the business … Read more

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