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Scottish court: tenant in breach of restatement obligations could compensate for loss in value, rather than repair costs

A commercial tenant of premises which had not been repaired as required in the lease was entitled to argue that compensation to the landlord should be paid on the basis of the loss in property value, rather than the cost of those repairs, a Scottish court... 09 Sep 2014

Landlords cannot claim equivalent guarantee for lease arrangements if previous guarantee is struck out under UK property law, says Court of Appeal

Landlords cannot force tenants to provide an equivalent guarantee on an assignment of leases when the obligation in the lease that the existing guarantor stands against is void under UK property laws, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 08 Sep 2014

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Scottish court ruling on leases held by dissolved tenant companies gives certainty to landlords, says expert

The general rule that a dissolved company that is later restated to the Companies Register "continues in existence as if it had not been dissolved" does not prevent a landlord from terminating a lease held by that company, a Scottish court has ruled. 01 Sep 2014

Property owner liable for business rates when property fell unoccupied following liquidation of tenants, rules High Court

A property fund group face a near £600,000 business rates bill in Birmingham after the council in the area won a High Court ruling relating to liability for business rates due following liquidation of the tenants of a property in the city. 16 Jul 2014

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