Lease in UK Law
(UK) Lease Guarantees: An Update
When tenants offer landlords guarantees of their lease liabilities landlords need to take care what assignment rights the tenant can have and this was demonstrated in last week’s Court of Appeal de...
New Lease Code for Old
The professional statement, “Code for leasing business premises”, published by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) incorporates the proposal for a new lease code. The consultation per...
- Green Lease Toolkit
- The 'Green' Lease
Can a landlord forfeit a long lease?
Hogan Lovells recently represented the landlords in SHB Realisations Limited and GB Europe Management Services Limited v Cribbs Mall Nominee (1) Limited and Cribbs Mall Nominee (2) Limited, a case ...
Proposed changes to UK lease taxation
HMRC published a discussion paper on 8 August 2016 setting out how the UK’s plant and machinery lease taxation rules might be changed in light of IFRS 16, the new accounting standard for leases. ...
Iceland Foods Limited v Castlebrook Holdings Limited – lease term and rent on an unopposed lease renewal
The recent decision in Iceland Foods Limited v Castlebrook Holdings Limited provides a rare insight into the considerations of the court when determining the length of term and annual rent on a 195...
- Tenant Payments At The End Of Their Lease
Lease restriction lands Heathrow Airport with £1.6m parking fine
Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) and its parent company, Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited, will be fined £1.6m by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for granting a lease containing an anti-...
Brexit not enough to frustrate a lease
The High Court has just handed down its eagerly awaited decision in Canary Wharf Limited v. European Medicines Agency  EWHC 335 (Ch) confirming that Brexit will not frustrate (i.e. bring to a...
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