This one day workshop provides an in-depth briefing on the many landlord and tenant rights and obligations present at the end of a business tenancy. In particular it covers all the practical legal and surveying issues in getting the best possible outcome. The day covers recent case law and includes explanatory talks, workshops and practical exercises designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the workings of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 and related legislation.

Delegates are provided with a detailed, comprehensive 370+ paged handbook that they can take home.

Course Content

  • Impact of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
  • Termination procedure and notices
  • Grounds of opposition
  • Court procedure
  • Terms of new tenancy
  • Rent and interim rent
  • Compensation
  • Recent changes in law
  • Use of PACT
  • Terminal dilapidations claims - tactics for landlords and tenants
  • The Dilapidations Pre-action Protocol

For owners and occupiers of tenanted commercial property and their advisers.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Understand the issues arising when a lease ends in sufficient detail to act with confidence for either a landlord or tenant knowing when additional specialist advice should be sought
  • Manage the preparation, evaluation and settlement of schedules of dilapidations

What others say

Found the course useful with relevant examples. Both Derek & Richard were incredibly knowledgeable.

Ambassador Theatre Group
Property Advisor

Good quality tutors and well explained content - an excellent reminder of what I studied eight years ago.

Leasing Manager

I came with an open mind that is now pumped full of information that I feel will enable me to more effectively support our property team.

Executive Assistant
SBM Corporate Real Estate