Quarter Day – December 2015

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Welcome to the December 2015 edition of our Quarter Day newsletter.

Fladgate LLP Quarter Day December 2015

  • Lease extensions of flats – Traps for the unwary
    When tenants first acquired the right to extend their flat leases under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (Act), there was a perception that this was not as attractive as the other right created by the Act, to collectively acquire the freehold title to the building in which the flats are situated. [more]
  • Energy Efficiency Regulations
    Since 2008, it has (subject to limited exceptions) been compulsory to supply an energy performance certificate (EPC) for any property, commercial or residential, being let or sold. [more]
  • Business as usual – Supreme Court confirms Court of Appeal decision in Marks and Spencer plc v BNP Paribas
    The interpretation of tenant break clauses has always been an area where the court routinely finds in favour of upholding the exact wording in the lease, regardless of the seemingly unfair impact that this may have upon the tenant and the tenant’s business. [more]
  • And finally…
    This is the last in the series of articles on the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and the grounds upon which a landlord can oppose a renewal under that Act. [more]

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