|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 111 (Apr)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 884 (Ch)|
|Representation||Stephen Jourdan QC (instructed by Macrae & Co LLP) for the claimant.|
|Katharine Holland QC (instructed by Squire Sanders (UK) LLP) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||4 April 2012|
Landlord and tenant - Lease - Option to determine - Break clause - Break clause in parties underlease providing for notice, payment of all rent and vacant possession - Claimant tenant giving notice to determine under break clause - Defendant landlord invoicing quarter's rent and service charges - Claimant paying quarter's rent up to termination date - Claimant seeking declaration underlease determined on termination date - Claimant seeking summary judgment - Defendant counter-claiming - Whether claimant required to pay a full quarter's rent - Whether rent extending to include service charges - Whether permission to amend defence to counter-claim should be granted.