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Surrender and equivocal conduct

Surrender and equivocal conduct

Pawlowski, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-5473-5809 (2016) Surrender and equivocal conduct. Landlord & Tenant Review, 20 (4). pp. 146-149. ISSN 1365-8018

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This case note comments on the Chancery Division ruling in Padwick Properties Ltd v Punj Lloyd Ltd [2016] EWHC 502(Ch) on whether a commercial lease was deemed to have been surrendered by operation of law after the property was vacated by the tenant, the keys returned to the landlord who implemented additional security measures and the property marketed for re-letting. It also discusses the heavy burden of proof imposed on tenants seeking to establish surrender in such situations.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: business tenancy, surrender, acceptance, equivocal conduct, burden of proof
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Law & Criminology (LAC)
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2017 13:02

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