Commercial Landlord & Tenant Law - A Practical Introduction for Advisers

Commercial Landlord & Tenant Law - A Practical Introduction for Advisers

Session 1

21 May 2024

1:30 PM ‐ 4:30 PM

Session 2

23 May 2024

10:00 AM ‐ 1:00 PM

With a SmartPlan £288

With a Season Ticket £320

Standard price £640

All prices exclude VAT
Introduction: Requires no prior subject knowledge
6 hours
Group bookings
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This two-part virtual classroom seminar will provide an introduction and update on the key issues for commercial landlords and tenants which aims to provide not only the general law but insight into points that commonly arise and guidance to assist in commercial landlord and tenant disputes.

What You Will Learn

This live and interactive course will cover the following:

Part One:

  • The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and Security of Tenure:
    • Unopposed lease renewals
    • Opposed lease renewals
    • Section 40 notices
    • Section 27 notices
  • Break Clauses - Pitfalls and Considerations:
    • Exercising a break clause
    • Compliance with the terms of the break clause
    • Effect of exercising the break clause
  • Rent Review
    • Types of rent review
    • Procedure for rent review
    • Assumptions and disregards
    • Pitfalls and points to consider
  • Liability of Former Tenants/Guarantors
    • Landlord and Tenants (Covenants) Act 1995
    • Section 17 notices
    • Interaction with rent review
  • Non-Payment of Rent
    • Statutory demands and bankruptcy proceedings
    • CRAR
    • Section 81 of the Tribunal Courts and Enforcement Act 2007
    • Forfeiture proceedings

Part Two:

  • Forfeiture:
    • Peaceable re-entry
    • Section 146 notices
    • Court proceedings
    • Waiver of the right to forfeit
    • Relief from forfeiture
    • Considerations pre and post forfeiture
  • Dilapidations:
    • Remedies
    • Assessment of damages for breach of repairing covenant
    • Dilapidations protocol
  • Consent to Assignment and Subletting:
    • Landlord and Tenant Act 1988
  • Consent for Alterations:
    • Landlord and Tenant Act 1927
  • Commercial Service Charge Disputes:
    • Contractual machinery
    • Reasonableness

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.