Publications: June 2016

 

Draft Directions for opposed and unopposed lease renewals

UNOPPOSED LEASE RENEWALS Click here to download Form BLR1.   Draft Directions prepared by HHJ Dight and circulated to judges at Central London County Court for unopposed lease renewals under the 1954 Landlord & Tenant Act. OPPOSED LEASE RENEWALS Click here to download Form BLR3.   Draft Directions prepared by HHJ Dight and circulated to judges at the Central London […]

30th Jun 2016 Directions / Protocols Read more

PLA draft amendments to the Landlord & Tenant Covenants Act 1995

Introduction We’ve heard about some of the problems arising with the interpretation of the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 (“LTCA 95”). I want to look at a solution to the problems and propose an achievable means of effective reform. PLA’s Work to Date The Law Reform Committee of the PLA (“LRC”) has spent many […]

8th Jun 2016 Conference Papers Read more

Updating the Land Registration Act 2002

Section 3 Law Commissions Act 1965 It shall be the duty of each of the Commissions to take and keep under review all the law with which they are respectively concerned with a view to its systematic development and reform, including in particular the codification of such law, the elimination of anomalies, the repeal of […]

8th Jun 2016 Conference Papers Read more

Assigning a Lease from Tenant to Guarantor

Landlord & Tenant (Covenants) Act 1995 House of Fraser case** (2011) CA held that a guarantor cannot give a valid repeat guarantee Lord Neuberger mused that perhaps a lease cannot be assigned from T to G Section 24(2) requires G to be released on assignment of lease to the same extent as T Section 25: […]

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