Battles about Chattels Part 3 of 4 The tenant’s obligations in respect of chattels let with the building e.g. carpets which are not fixtures will depend entirely on the terms of the lease; it is not possible to give any general guidance. They may be referred to in the lease expressly, or as “fittings” (see […]
Is it a Fixture?
What is a fixture or chattel?
Battles about Chattels Part 1 of 4 Classification – chattels, fixtures, landlord’s fixtures, tenant’s fixtures, fittings, part of the building If you visit an office building you will see a variety of things that, at one time or another, have been brought to the land. At one extreme there is the structure of the building […]
Breaking a Lease -A Legal Perspective
Breaking a Lease Requires an Understanding of the Legal Pitfalls IN THE CONTEXT OF ANY COMPANY restructuring or reorganisation, the presence of a break clause in one of the company’s leases is a valuable thing indeed. This will enable the tenant to move out of unwanted or over rented space. At the very least, if the […]
Break Clauses in Dilapidations
A review of recent decisions and developments relating to a break clause, including validity of notices, service and estoppel, compliance with conditions and giving vacant possession. Introduction The purpose of this paper is to review of some recent decisions relating to the exercise of break notices. The form of this paper will take two parts. […]