Lewinson's Drafting Business Leases is an ideal companion for the hard-pressed practitioner, addressing the issues that arise during the drafting and negotiation of leases in a practical fashion. By concentrating on contentious issues, and by examining drafting issues from both landlords' and tenants' perspectives, it can be relied on for quick answers throughout a negotiation. The text is complemented by an extensive range of full precedents, and supported by specimen clauses which offer drafting solutions to difficult problems. * User-friendly manual combining expert legal analysis with practical drafting solutions * Highly targeted approach, focusing on the most contentious aspects of lease drafting * Includes a full set of precedents and specimen clauses - with detailed advice on their wording * Incorporates important new legislation such as the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 and the Land Registration Act 2002
Table of Contents
The interpretation of leases. Land Registration. Description of property. Parties and covenants. The term of the lease, rent and rent review. Insurance and service charges. Repairs and improvements. Use of the demised property. Assignment and sub-letting. Statutory protection. The liability of sureties. Forms.