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Unpacking The Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and When it Applies - A Guide for Property Professionals

This Podcast from Davitt Jones Bould delves into seminal cases regarding the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and its provisions.

About:

Following up from our webinar on the 12th of May, Richard delves into seminal cases regarding the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and its provisions.

Firstly, Richard discusses lease/ licence distinction and the importance of excluding the LTA 1954 with regards to London College of Business v Tareem [2018], a High Court case, also referencing Street v Mountford (see our podcast on 'Building Blocks: Street v Mountford'). Next, Richard shows how tenants are not necessarily bound if it is a LTA 1954 Act protected lease by statutory continuation tenancy at the end of the fixed term, in reference to Esselte AB v Pearl Assurance Plc [1997], a Court of Appeal case. Richard explains the controversy of this ruling with regards to Morrison Holdings Ltd v Manders Property (Wolverhampton) Ltd and Longacre Securities Ltd v Electro Acoustic Industries Ltd: CA 1990. Lastly, Richard covers compensation for disturbance through Sight & Sound Education v Books [1998], a High Court case.

About DJB:

DJB is a national law firm that specialises entirely in real estate. The firm has offices in London, Manchester and Birmingham ensuring truly national coverage. The firm is renowned for its high quality legal work and service.

We only recruit experienced lawyers with excellent calibre. As a result, our legal team of around 50 lawyers have an average post-qualification experience that exceeds 20 years. Most have joined us from other City firms, in-house departments and/or senior roles. Our lawyers have advised some of the UK’s most significant land owners including Barclays Bank, HSBC, Credit Suisse, Rolls Royce, The Royal Parks, The Cabinet Office and The Crown Estate. This focus on quality only has led to a 50% male and female Partner rate.

All of our clients are provided with a dedicated client care professional at no extra charge, which ensures that they receive the highest standard of service at all times.

DJB is regularly selected to advise on high profile projects such as the hosting of the London 2012 Olympic Games by The Royal Parks and the first Sukuk Bond to be entered into by a Western Government on behalf of HM Treasury. Based in London at The Shard and also Manchester and Birmingham, DJB has a national presence.

The firm enjoys top-tier rankings in all of the main directories, as well as receiving many awards.

 

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