| 16th January 2020 |
Wednesday 14th October 2020
10.00 am - 12.15 pm
Speaker: Peta Dollar
SRA Competence B
This Webinar will be delivered using Zoom Web Conferencing - would like to but unable to attend? Not to worry, all pre-booked delegates will be given access to a recording of the webinar to watch in their own time.
Current commercial lease issues
This webinar will focus on two current issues of importance to lawyers dealing with commercial leases, namely:
The RICS Code for Leasing Business Premises, 1st edition
Coming into force on 1 September 2020, this Code will replace the existing Code for Leasing Business Premises in England and Wales 2007.
This Webinar will highlight the differences between the old Code and the new Code, including in particular:
Although the old Code was entirely voluntary, some of the new Code provisions are mandatory for surveyors, and others constitute good practice (RICS members must justify any departure from good practice);
The old Code contained 10 separate provisions relating to drafting lease terms – the new Code contains 12. There are entirely new provisions relating to the demised premises, management and operational performance, energy performance certificates and landlord’s title;
Substantial changes have been made to the provisions relating to:
Tenant break rights and options to renew;
Exercising Tenant Break Options
With so many people now working from home, many tenants are looking to reduce their leased space. This Webinar will focus on the issues to consider when exercising a tenant break option, including:
Form of break notice
Service of break notice
The registration gap
Lessons from the cases
Speaker: Peta Dollar has more than 25 years’ experience of practising commercial property law. She was a Real Estate Partner at the firm now known as Dentons for 17 years and ha...