Renting in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council v Host Group Ltd
    • Court of Appeal
    • 03 Nov 1987

    Thus, like all points of construction, the meaning of this rent review clause depends upon the particular language used interpreted having regard to the context provided by the whole document and the matrix of the material surrounding circumstances, whilst recognising, therefore, that the particular language used will always be of paramount importance, it is proper and only sensible, when construing a rent review clause, to have in mind what normally is the commercial purpose of such a clause.

  • Barrett and Others v Morgan
    • House of Lords
    • 27 Ene 2000

    Formerly the extinguishment of the tenancy by surrender also extinguished the reversion to any sub-tenancy, so that the remedy for the rent and the covenants attached to the reversion ceased with the reversion to which they were annexed. This unsatisfactory state of affairs was remedied by statute in two stages.

  • Cook v Thomas and Another
    • Court of Appeal
    • 17 Mar 2010

    It has been said many times, Benmax v Austin Motor Co [1955] AC 370, Biogen Inc v Medeva Inc [1997] RPC 1 and Assicurazioni Generali SA v Arab Insurance Group [2003] 1 WLR 577 being only three of the examples of high authority, that an appellate court can hardly ever overturn primary findings of fact by a trial judge who has seen the witnesses give evidence in a case in which credibility was in issue.

  • Samuel Properties (Developments) Ltd v Hayek
    • Court of Appeal
    • 24 Jul 1972

    It was argued that there was a distinction (as to time limits) between options to determine, or to renew, or to acquire the reversion, and a right such as the present.

  • Re Toshoku Finance UK Plc
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Feb 2002

    Expenses incurred after the liquidation date need no further equitable reason why they should be paid. It is not the business of the liquidator to incur expenses for any other purpose. There would be little point in a statute which specifically imposed liabilities upon a company in liquidation if they were payable only in the rare case in which it emerged with all other creditors having been paid.

  • Bailey (C. H.) Ltd v Memorial Enterprises Ltd
    • Court of Appeal
    • 16 Nov 1973

    The time and manner of the payment is to be ascertained according to the true construction of the contract: and not by reference to out-dated relics of medieval law.

  • Arnold v National Westminster Bank Plc
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Abr 1991

    Cause of action estoppel arises where the cause of action in the later proceedings is identical to that in the earlier proceedings, the latter having been between the same parties or their privies and having involved the same subject matter. In such a case the bar is absolute in relation to all points decided unless fraud or collusion is alleged, such as to justify setting aside the earlier judgment.

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Books & Journal Articles
  • A decision support method for internal truck employment
    • Núm. 114-9, Octubre 2014
    • Industrial Management & Data Systems
    • 1378-1395
    Purpose: – The purpose of this paper is to propose a model that determines the strategy of owning and renting trucks in combinations with internal truck scheduling and storage allocation problems i...
  • Comment: A Critical Assessment of Assured Shorthold Tenancies
    • Núm. 2-1, Enero 2012
    • Southampton Student Law Review
    • Louise Cheung
    • 53-58
    This article looks at how an assured shorthold tenancy (under the HA 1988, as amended by the HA 1996) is created and can be brought to an end. It critically comments on the extent of security of te...
  • State of Knowledge-Intensive Business Services (KIBS) in India
    • Núm. 11-4, Septiembre 2014
    • World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development
    • 271-281
    Purpose: – The growing importance of knowledge and innovation in the present era motivated the author to study knowledge-intensive business services (KIBS) in general and the case of India in parti...
  • Health and Social Needs of People with Low Intelligence
    • Núm. 14-2, Julio 2009
    • Mental Health Review Journal
    • 22-27
    This paper explores the experiences of people with borderline and low intelligence when compared to the general population. The aim was to explore whether people with low intelligence, who are rare...
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