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Vacant possession: just how vacant does it need to be?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2009

Many tenants' break clauses require, as a condition before the break is effective, the tenant to give vacant possession of the premises at the break date


Actions may often be louder than words
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2009

Whether a landlord has accepted a surrender of a lease will depend more on the landlord’s actions rather than its intentions or what it says


Signed, sealed and delivered but is it yours?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2009

Such is the rush to complete commercial deals that the parties often look for short cuts that can be taken


Do you mind if I bore you?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2009

Leases nearly always give the landlord the right to enter the demised premises to inspect the condition of the premises and its state of repair


Without prejudice and rent review notices
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2009

There is much that can go wrong with rent reviews but it may be thought that the easiest part of the process is starting it


Let me entertain you?
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • August 3 2009

With consumer spending down, landlords of shopping centres are putting more energy into, and investing more money in, promotional activities to encourage shoppers to their centres


How does summary judgment work in contested lease renewal claims?
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2011

The recent case of Somerfield Stores Limited v Spring (Sutton Coldfield) Limited (in Administration) addresses the question of whether a tenant in contested lease renewal proceedings can use summary judgment as a tactical weapon to reduce the time available for a landlord to prove its ground of opposing the grant of a new lease


Propetyction review
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2012

The recent case of Avocet Industrial Estates LLP v. Merol Limited is a further reminder to tenants of the perils that lie in wait when exercising conditional break clauses


Personal break clauses: the impact of the Linpac mouldings case
  • Squire Sanders Hammonds
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2011

The recent Court of Appeal decision in Norwich Union and Pensions v Linpac Mouldings Ltd reinforces the principle that, once a tenant with the benefit of a personal break clause assigns a lease, in the absence of very clear wording to the contrary that break clause cannot later be exercised by the former tenant even if the lease is subsequently re-assigned to him


Rent review assumptions
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • December 19 2011

In good or bad economic times determining the rent payable under a commercial lease is of the utmost importance to both landlords and tenants