Ross: Commercial Leases

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Issue 43, May 2020


The following chapters have been updated:

DIVISION A: Drafting and Negotiating Leases
Chapter 1 Drafting
Chapter 2 Taking instructions
Chapter 3 Reaching agreement
DIVISION B: Non-drafting Steps
Chapter 2 Use
DIVISION F: Before the Covenants
Chapter 2 The essentials: parties
Chapter 3 Guarantors
Chapter 4 Former tenant as guarantor
DIVISION G: Rent Review
Chapter 8 The third party: arbitrator or expert?
DIVISION H: The Tenant's Covenants
Chapter 1 Alienation
Chapter 2 User
Chapter 3 Alterations
Chapter 4 Other covenants
DIVISION I: Repairing Covenants
Chapter 1 Fundamentals
Chapter 4 Breach of tenant’s repairing covenant
DIVISION K: Landlord’s Covenants
Chapter 3 Landlord obligations in relation to tenant’s use and enjoyment
DIVISION M: Service Charges
Chapter 8 The services
DIVISION N: Provisos
Chapter 1 Forfeiture
Chapter 2 Break clauses
Chapter 3 Option to renew
DIVISION P: Renewal of Business Leases
Chapter 8 The terms of the new tenancy: premises, duration, rent and other terms
DIVISION Q: After the Lease has been Agreed
Chapter 1 Preparation for completion and completion
Chapter 2 Post-completion
Chapter 3 Notices - validity of form, content and service


 Richard Quenby Contributing editor