If you are a tenant of commercial property, how should you compile an application for landlord’s consent to assign or sublet?

The quality of the application will influence the time taken to give consent and the likelihood of consent being given. As a corollary, if you are a landlord of commercial property, how should you respond to such an application and, importantly, reduce the risk of either having to consent to an unwelcome application or even

What is the effect of a company entering into administration, and will the rent be paid? Part 1 & 2

PART 1 On the 15th September 2014 Administrators were appointed for various Phones 4U businesses. The Administrators are now busy trying to salvage parts of the businesses. Hence it is a useful occasion for Landlords to remind themselves was is the effect of a company entering into administration, and will the rent be paid? Administration

Where you have a lease of commercial premises and the tenant exercises a break clause, is the tenant entitled to be refunded any rent paid in advance beyond the break date?

Where you have a lease of commercial premises and the tenant exercises a break clause, is the tenant entitled to be refunded any rent paid in advance beyond the break date? A break clause is a clause which permits a tenant to terminate a lease on a date, known as the break date, earlier than

Cohen v Teseo Properties Limited

Developers often enter into agreements to purchase development land which are conditional upon the grant of planning permission. The case of Cohen v Teseo Properties Limited is a reminder to developers and their advisers that deposits and development opportunities will be lost if agreements are poorly drafted and if time limits are not complied with.