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The Tribunal Process on a Statutory Lease Extension

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When parties to a statutory lease extension are unable to agree on the final terms there is a process in place whereby a final decision can be given by the First-Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber). This article provides some further information about how...

How to terminate a 'protected' commercial lease - a guide for Landlords

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Whether you are a landlord or tenant, it is sensible to seek specialist legal advice from the offset. The procedures, rules and fixed time limits surrounding this area of law can be complex. Regaining possession of a commercial premises that has a...

Voluntary Lease Extensions

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What is a voluntary lease extension and when might one be appropriate? A voluntary lease extension, also known as an informal lease extension, is the process of negotiation between the landlord (often the freeholder) and leaseholder...

Lease Extensions explained

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The Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 provides qualifying leaseholders with a statutory framework to extend their lease by an additional 90 years and reduce the ground rent to a peppercorn or to collectively purchase the freehold of a...

ALEP Accreditation for Martin Tolhurst Solicitors

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Martin Tolhurst Solicitors has the pleasure of announcing it has successfully become an accredited member of the Association of Leasehold Enfranchisement Practitioners (ALEP). ALEP is a professional membership association of solicitors, barristers, The...