Monthly Archives: December 2013

An early Christmas present for landlords

Many practitioners were, to put it mildly, shocked by the decision of the Court of Appeal in the case of Spencer v Taylor which was heard at the end of November. The judgment in this case has turned on its … Continue reading

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A not so festive topic for landlords – tenants missing the December rent payment date

Unfortunately, a landlord’s festive cheer can often be dampened when a tenant fails to pay the quarter’s rent that falls due on Christmas Day. Although the market seems to be picking up, tenants can often find other things to spend … Continue reading

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Should we be taking applications for consent to assign a lease more seriously?

There seems to be a fairly wide-spread view that asking a Landlord for consent to assign a lease can be dealt with quite informally, perhaps by a quick e-mail. However, tenants who want to take advantage of the assistance the … Continue reading

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