LAW7009 - Commercial leases
6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Law
Not offered in 2008
An analysis of the problems arising in a determination of the subject matter of the lease. A study of the agreement for lease. A consideration of assignment by lessor or lessee and its effects e.g. the enforceability of covenants in the lease by and against mortgagees after assignment; the effect of assignment under the Retail Tenancies Act 1986. An analysis of problems arising in the interpretation of some common covenants eg. Outgoings; repairs, quiet enjoyment; insurance; user; options. A consideration of rent and rent review clauses. A consideration of default and remedies. Specific reference to relevant legislation eg. Retail Tenancies Act 1986 is included in all sections.
Upon completion students should
Supervised examination (1.5 hours): 50%
One 2-hour seminar per week