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Commercial Lease Renewal Proceedings
Leases can be a common cause of dispute between a landlord and tenant, especially when it comes to the renewal stage. Often, the two parties will fail to agree the relevant terms, and in some instances legal action may be required to settle the matter.
The team at Blackstone Solicitors can help with your lease renewal proceedings, providing all of the guidance you need to ensure the issue is brought to a swift and satisfactory conclusion. Speak to a member of our expert team today by calling us on 0161 929 0121. Alternatively, allow us to call you back by completing our online contact form.
About lease renewal disputes
A lease renewal dispute may emerge when there is conflict between a landlord and a tenant regarding the expiry of a lease and the terms to be implemented for the new lease. Many disputes of this nature will be settled before they proceed to trial. However, lease renewal proceedings can and are issued, and are very often issued at court in an effort to protect the tenant’s position.
The Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (the Act) governs these procedures and states that a qualifying tenant – a tenant who owns a long lease, has been the proprietor for more than two years and pays a nominal ground rent – is entitled to extend their lease.
Different types of dispute
There are various areas of dispute that can arise in connection to lease renewal proceedings, and some of the more common include:
- The level of annual rent
- The length of the term of the lease
- Repairing obligations
We’re here to help
Our dedicated and professional team is here to help you get the outcome you desire from your lease renewal dispute. We are tenacious in our dealings and 100% committed to every case we take on, so you can rest assured you have a thorough and combative team backing you every step of the way.
Lease renewal proceedings can seem fairly complex, but we are here to make the whole process as hassle-free as possible.
Our services are available to people in Manchester, London, Cheshire and Chester, as well as across the rest of the UK and even overseas.
To speak to a member of our expert and academic team today and to discuss your personal situation, do not hesitate to get in touch. Do so by calling us on 0161 929 0121 or by completing our online enquiry form, which will allow us to call you back.