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Landlord and tenant

David undertakes all types of commercial and residential landlord and tenant work. Recent and ongoing cases have involved

  • Collective enfranchisement

  • Leasehold enfranchisement

  • 1954 Act claims

  • Forfeiture of leases, both residential and commercial

  • Breach of covenant cases, particularly in the context of renovations, building works, and Airbnb type lettings

  • Terminal dilapidations claims

  • Break clauses

  • Advising in relation to the ‘staircasing’ provisions in a shared ownership lease.

  • Acting for a commercial tenant who held over at the end of the term pending negotiations for a new lease, which were unsuccessful, and who is now being sued for rent said to be owing on the basis that there is a new lease by implication.

  • Advising in relation to the extent of demised premises.

  • Advising a housing association on strategy in relation to a prospective redevelopment of a residential estate comprising leasehold properties.