Tag Archives: commercial leases

Is Your Lease Under Threat of Forfeiture? Don’t Delay Consulting a Solicitor

Tenants who fail to pay their rent on time place themselves in real danger of...

Court of Appeal Corrects ‘Absurd’ Drafting Error in Commercial Lease

Judges will generally interpret a commercial lease or any other legal document in accordance with...

Break Clauses in Commercial Leases – What Does ‘Vacant Possession’ Mean?

Commercial leases frequently stipulate that premises are to be handed back to the landlord ‘with...

Deemed Commercial Tenancy Inferred from Possession and Payment of Rent

Even in the absence of a formal lease, the existence of a tenancy can in...

Commercial Leases and Opting Out of Security of Tenure – Test Case Ruling

Commercial landlords and tenants may contract out of the security of tenure provisions of the...

Commercial Tenants’ Rent Obligations Continue Unabated During Lockdowns

The burning question in many commercial tenants’ minds is whether they are obliged to pay...

Commercial Tenants – How Well Do You Understand Your Obligations?

Before signing up to a commercial lease, tenants should always take expert legal advice to...

Café Tenants Pay Price for Entering Into Unauthorised Sublease

Many commercial leases ban tenants from subletting the premises and breaching such embargoes can have...

Forfeiture of Commercial Leases – Court of Appeal Test Case

Commercial tenants whose rights are trampled upon by their landlords are far from powerless and...

High Court Orders Restaurant Chain to Complete Commercial Lease

Does an agreement to enter into a commercial lease come to an end if the...