Duval: granting permission for alterations and other works

In May, the Supreme Court handed down its long awaited decision in Duval v 11-13 Randolph Crescent Limited [2020] UKSC 18. The appeal, which was heard back on 10 October 2019, concerns whether or not a landlord is entitled to grant a licence to a lessee to carry out works [...]

By |2021-06-29T18:31:44+01:0029 January 2021|Blogs, breach of lease, legal update|0 Comments

Access covenants: when are they breached?

Residential leases contain rafts of covenants lessees are obliged to adhere to. Although the wording might differ from one lease to the next, *most* leases contain a covenant that requires a lessee to permit the landlord (or management company) to enter their flat for certain purposes. Where a landlord seeks access, [...]

By |2021-06-27T22:17:03+01:0011 January 2021|Blogs, breach of lease, legal update|0 Comments
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