Forfeiture of Leases: The Ultimate Persuader (Web Course)
In a more buoyant commercial property market, forfeiture of the lease becomes an option landlords are more likely to consider seriously. In some circumstances it is the only effective remedy for a breach of covenant.
This web course considers the advantages and drawbacks of forfeiture, whether as a means of recovering possession or of exerting pressure to comply with tenants’ covenants.
The course is aimed at any lawyer advising on or involved in the management of leasehold property, and offers a thorough grounding in the remedy of forfeiture for the more junior practitioner, and a refresher and update for others.
The course covers:
What is required to effect a forfeiture, and when it is too late to change your mind
The do’s and don’ts of changing the locks, and the considerations applying to different types of property
The waiver trap – nature and effect of waiver of the right to forfeit, and practical hints on avoiding it
The various jurisdictions for claiming relief from forfeiture
What happens after forfeiture? Re-letting issues, and documenting settlements