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Legal A – Z: “C” is for Consent

Q) I have received an application from my tenant to assign its lease, but the tenant has not provided enough information on the proposed tenant’s financial position for me to decide the matter. Can I simply refuse consent? A) Yes. If your lease prohibits assignment “without the consent of the landlord not to be unreasonably

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When is a lease not a lease but really a licence?

It’s an old question, but one that crops up regularly.  The most recent example to pass across this blogger’s desk was in relation to a statutory residential leasehold extension.  In that case, a licence had been granted “exclusively” to use two car parking spaces as ancillary to a long lease of a flat. The question