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Has your lease been validly contracted out of the 1954 Act? Landlords can breathe a sigh of relief

Earlier this month the High Court handed down its judgment in the case of TFS Stores Limited v The Designer Retail Outlet Centres (Mansfield) General Partner Limited and others which considered whether a number of leases had been validly contracted out of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. Background to the case TFS Stores Limited

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EXPERT EVIDENCE IN LEASE RENEWALS WORTH EVERY POUND

A rare High Court decision on an unopposed lease renewal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 has underlined the importance of robust and thorough expert evidence – and the dangers of getting this wrong. Flanders Community Centre Ltd v Newham London Borough Council concerned the lease renewal of a community centre. The tenant first