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Forfeiture: the right of re-entry

May 29 2014 The "right of re-entry" or "forfeiture right" is a landlord's unilateral right to bring a lease to an end in the event of a breach by the tenant. If…

Freehold covenants: an overview

July 4 2018 A “covenant” is simply a promise made in a deed. Land may be burdened by covenants which affect its use in some way or may have the benefit of…

You’ve got the power: execution of property documents by attorneys and agents

November 5 2013 Companies regularly have to enter into agreements in the course of their business and the majority of these can be signed by a director or a senior…

Forfeiture: the right of re-entry

January 2 2019 Forfeiture or the “right of re-entry” is a landlord’s right to end a lease in the event of a breach by the tenant. This note provides an overview of…

Unpaid rent: what are your options?

October 21 2013 For landlords of commercial premises, one of their main concerns is making sure that the tenant pays all sums due under the lease. Unfortunately this…

NHS long term plan - will ‘Digital First’ technology save the NHS time and money?

February 12 2019 Local Government analysis: In the third article in a six-part series exploring the NHS long-term plan, Gayle Curry at Brookstreet des Roches discusses…

Forfeiture: the right of re-entry

January 2 2019 Forfeiture or the “right of re-entry” is a landlord’s right to end a lease in the event of a breach by the tenant. This note provides an overview of…

Opposing a new lease under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954: The importance of Landlords’ intentions

December 21 2018 The Supreme Court recently handed down its decision in S Franses Limited -v- The Cavendish Hotel (London) Limited (2018). In this much anticipated…

Works to existing buildings: insurance issues

December 19 2018 Where construction works are being carried out on existing building, the relationship between buildings insurance for the existing structure and for…

Leasehold insurance and reinstatement

December 19 2018 The law with regards to the insurance of leasehold property, and reinstatement after damage or destruction, can be uncertain and potentially unfair…