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When quiet enjoyment means just that

Author: Julian Pollock, Partner, Real Estate, London Earlier this year, the courts decided that, even if there is an express right to carry out works in a lease, a landlord cannot ride a coach and horses through a quiet enjoyment … Continue reading

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Development – a dampener on dilapidations claims?

Author: Julia Tobbell, Senior Associate, Real Estate Dispute Resolution, London Whilst a developer is in the early stages of planning and finance, it may be happy to leave the current tenants in situ to generate a little extra income before … Continue reading

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Lease Renewals: Landlord & Tenant Act 1954 and Ground (f): Ensure the landlord at the time of the court hearing is the entity with the intention to carry out the works!

Author: Rachel Croft, Senior Associate, Real Estate Dispute Resolution, London This post follows from our previous posts on a landlord's right to oppose a tenant's request for a lease renewal (under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954).  Here we look at … Continue reading

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Tenants and prescriptive rights to light: five tips for developer landlords

Author: Matthew Weal, Associate, Real Estate Dispute Resolution, London It is of course open to landlords to grant their tenants express rights to light as leasehold easements.  Similarly, an easement of light in favour of a tenant may be implied … Continue reading

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Terminating a business tenancy using the redevelopment ground – Part 1: Showing the landlord’s intention to redevelop

Author: Frances Edwards, Senior Associate, Real Estate Dispute Resolution, London One of the most common questions we are asked by developers at the land assembly stage of their scheme is what they need to show in order to be certain … Continue reading

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Are landlords entitled to a redevelopment break in leases being renewed (Landlord and Tenant Act 1954)?

Author: Stephanie Trompeter, Senior Associate, Real Estate Dispute Resolution, London In this post I am writing about the court's approach to a new business tenancy where the parties cannot agree on the terms of a renewal lease with a landlord's … Continue reading

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