Commercial Lease Renewals – Section 25 Landlord and Tenant Act 1954

The landlord-tenant relationship is governed by various laws, and one key piece of legislation in the UK is the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (LTA54). Within this Act lies Section 25. What is Section 25? The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 was enacted to provide security of tenure for commercial tenants, offering a structured framework... Read more »

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Why Extend Your Lease?

Extending the lease can provide security and increase the property’s value.  A lease extension is the legal process that allows leaseholders of residential properties to extend the length of their lease agreement with the landlord. This typically applies to leasehold properties, where the leaseholder owns the property for a fixed period of time. The process... Read more »

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What is Adverse Possession?

What is Adverse Possession? An application for adverse possession enables a third-party non-proprietor to claim a legal right over someone else’s land.  The origins can be traced to medieval England where it was a solution in the absence of written records allowing individuals who openly occupied land continuously for a specified period to claim ownership... Read more »

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What is TOLATA?

Most commonly, the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996, often referred to as ‘TOLATA’ is relied upon when a dispute arises between non-married cohabitees or family members who live in a property that is solely owned by one of the parties or owned through joint tenants/tenants in common.  It is used by... Read more »

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What is a Section 21 Notice?

Navigating the intricacies of property rentals involves understanding various legal aspects, and one key element is Section 21 eviction notices. Whether you’re a landlord seeking to regain possession of your property or a tenant wanting to know your rights this article aims to shed light on the essentials of Section 21 evictions but you should... Read more »

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Section 8 notices: Key tool for landlords reclaiming property from breach tenants

In the UK section 8 notices stand as a crucial tool for landlords seeking possession of a residential property due to tenant breaches. Here we outline the key information for both landlords and tenants involved in the rental process. Section 8 of the Housing Act 1988 provides landlords with a framework for seeking possession of... Read more »

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