Landlord’s Consent - The Knottier Problems
Assignment, subletting, alterations, change of use, planning applications - some or all of these may require landlord's consent. But will the tenant get the consent, and when can the landlord refuse?
This practical webinar offers tips for avoiding and resolving some of the knottier problems that arise, whether acting for landlord or tenant, in handling such applications.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- When must the landlord be 'reasonable'?
- 'Consent not to be unreasonably withheld' - the same tests for all applications? Crowther & Crowther v Arbuthnot Latham & Co Ltd
- Can the landlord look to potential diminution in its value in consenting to change of use? Hautford v Rotrust; Homebase v Grantchester
- Separating good reasons from bad: Lessons from the Court of Appeal in No 1 West India Quay
- Is the landlord even obliged to consider the application - the problem with pre-conditions