Rent reviews and lease renewals

Date last reviewed

Friday, July 14, 2017

Gemma Lodge, a lawyer from DLA Piper UK LLP, goes through some common rent review provisions and gives an overview of how to renew a lease.


Who should watch this?

Watch this if you are negotiating new rent review provisions and also if you want to renew your lease after it expires.

The content of this video is accurate as at July 2017.

What does the video cover?

The video will cover questions such as:

  • How important is it to have a written agreement for the occupation of our property?
  • What does a typical rent review clause do?
  • What do we need to know about interest charges related to rent reviews?
  • How do we know whether we have the legal right to renew our lease?
  • What is the process for renewing a lease under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954?
  • What powers does the court have to fix terms for a new lease?
  • What do we do with formal notices we receive about renewals or the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954?

Running time: 20mins

  • Title page (0.23)
  • Introduction (1.22)
  • Rent review (3.00)
  • Practical advice for tenants (1.24)
  • Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (2.36)
  • Renewal of a protected lease (1.38)
  • Court applications (1.07)
  • Court’s powers when terms disputed (6.01)
  • Disagreeing with Court’s terms (1.07)
  • Practical advice for lease renewals (1.21)
  • Summary (0.12) 

Special thanks to

Gemma Lodge and DLA Piper UK LLP.

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Date last reviewed

July 2017


Date of publication

Monday, January 4, 2016

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