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Dilapidations Essentials

Including New ESG Criteria

This detailed 3-½ hour online series provides dilapidations management guidance for landlords, tenants and advising professionals who deal with acquisitions, management, and disposals of leasehold property – including the often-adversarial negotiations at the end of a lease.

Co-presented by Richard Webber, Partner and Head of Property Disputes at RLS Law and Jon Rowling, Director at TFT, the course delivers a comprehensive, practical briefing on the nuts and bolts of dilapidations – from initial acquisition, throughout occupation to disposal and lease termination. It also addresses negotiation strategies and dispute resolution.

Designed to bring you completely up-to-speed on the often complex and grey areas of dilapidations, the series looks at landlord and tenant rights and obligations and highlights the key means of ensuring successful dilapidations management, including important legal requirements and case law. Richard and Jon will offer tips and strategies throughout the series on how to action relevant ESG aspects as part of your dilapidations management.

A series for owners and occupiers of tenanted commercial and mixed-use property, property managers, management surveyors, asset managers, commercial estate agents, funders and lawyers.

The series:

In three detailed sessions, this series covers:

  • Tenure considerations when acquiring leasehold premises.
  • Detailed analyses of the key dilapidations clauses.
  • The importance of dilapidations due diligence on investment and acquisition.
  • Knowing and managing your lease obligations and rights – from both the tenant’s and landlord’s perspectives.
  • Lease end dilapidations strategies.
  • Negotiation principles for resolving disputes.
  • The many practical and legal complications – tips for avoiding pitfalls.
  • Weaving ESG aspects into dilapidations management.
  • What often falls through the net and how to stop it doing so.

Online CPD with the HS Property Hub

  • No important area will be overlooked – all interpretation will be practical and relevant to real-world market conditions using illustrative examples.
  • 100-minutes briefings, fielding participants queries on the challenges they are facing and latest best practice. 

Pricing and How to Register

Fees for the 3-part course: £299 + VAT. Click here to book your place.

Course Overview

Session 1: Pre-Lease Considerations; Leasehold Acquisition – as a tenant; Investment acquisition; M&A transactions.
Session 2: Mid-Lease Considerations; Understanding your contractual obligations and rights under the lease and other tenure documents; Managing your contractual obligations and exercising your rights. 
Session 3: Lease Exit Considerations; Practicalities; Strategic considerations; ​Negotiations and Dispute Resolution.

For a full breakdown of each session please click here.