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Certainty in uncertain times at the end of the protected business tenancy
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 28 2011

Even if England and Wales avoid a double dip recession the economic climate is such that the termination provisions of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (the 1954 Act) and , the manner in which they interact cause a lengthy period of uncertainty for landlords at the end of the lease term.


Consultation on Forestry Commission sell-off announced
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 27 2011

Defra today issued its consultation with responses due by 21 April.


Disclaimer: the new rules
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 8 2010

In the continuing uncertainty of the current economic climate, and with a tough financial regime introduced by the new government, landlords may still find themselves faced with an insolvent tenant.


It’s all in the figures: financial considerations on applications for consent to assign
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 8 2010

Whether it be due to economic factors or otherwise, applications received by landlords for consent to assign a lease of office or retail premises are regular occurrences.


Good harvest - bad decision?
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 8 2010

Under the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 (the 1995 Act) tenants and any guarantor are both released from liability under a lease following a lawful assignment.


Conditional contracts in the spotlight
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 20 2010

After Prince Charles expressed his dislike of the proposed designs for the Chelsea Barracks site, the public was treated to a court case with everything - royals from two nations, a peer with a penchant for modern architecture, rags-to-riches property developers and a battle over millions of pounds.


Freeholders face investor enfranchisement claims
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2008

The House of Lords in Earl of Cadogan v 26 Cadogan Square Limited (2008) has determined that a head-lessee of a residentialmixed use block is entitled under the Leasehold Reform (etc) Act 1993 to new long leases of individual flats within the block.


No guarantees
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2008

In the current period of economic uncertainty the prospect of tenant default looms ever larger for landlords.


Be careful what you agree
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2008

In the case of Looe Fuels v Looe Harbour Commissioners (2008), the Court of Appeal had to consider the enforceability of an oral agreement for lease.


Buying your freehold or extending your lease - a guide for leaseholders
  • BDB Pitmans LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 8 2008

Who should read this booklet?