1954 Act Renewal Terms - Tips & Tactics Reviewed
A tenant’s right to a renewal lease under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 is to a new lease the terms of which are not ‘set in stone’.
But what in practice is meant by ‘the court shall have regard to the terms of the current tenancy and to all relevant circumstances’?
Drawing lessons from case law, this practical session will offer some timely tips as to both securing and opposing proposed changes.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- Inserting break clauses: one rule for landlords another for tenants? Adams v Green; Iceland v Castlebrook
- Changing alienation - is that the ‘line in the sand’?
- Rent reviews - always upwards/downwards? Dukeminster v West End Investments
- Repair, statutory compliance and service charges - the impact of MEES on existing and proposed terms