News & Events
14th Dec 2015
Roger Hannah & Co Wishes you a Very Merry Christmas
8th Dec 2015
The Supreme Court has confirmed the Court of Appeal's decision and given certainty that, without express wording to the contrary in the lease, a tenant's claim for the apportioned rent for the remainder of the quarter is unlikely to succeed.
21st Sep 2015
Leading North West property consultancy, Roger Hannah & Co, has produced research on the level of rental growth being experienced for their management portfolio.
19th Jun 2015
Roger Hannah & Co’s Landlord and Tenant Department goes from strength to strength with impressive 2nd Quarter results.
30th Jan 2015
Hough v Greathall case confirms a Landlord who opposes the grant of a new business tenancy on the grounds of redevelopment must establish its intention at the hearing date, and not at the date of service of notice.
11th Jan 2013
In a recent case where, by mistake, a lease contained no express clause for the landlord to recover the insurance premium from the tenant, it was held that there was no basis of implied recovery.
12th Dec 2012
The Upper Tribunal, in four recent decisions, considered the question of costs recovery by landlords when there is no express lease provision for the recovery of costs of dealing with tenants' applications. It reviewed the effect of section 19(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1927 and Administration Charges provisions in the 2002 Commonhold, etc Act, and it concluded, amongst other things, that reasonable costs may be recoverable by landlords.
6th Dec 2012
The High Court in a recent decision has raised doubts about the existence of hitherto generally accepted rules of interpretation of service charge clauses, namely, that landlords should not make a profit and that such clauses should be construed restrictively.
30th Oct 2012
A corporate landlord who tried to prevent its tenant from exercising option to purchase the property after the title to the property had been transferred to a subsidiary company (for reasons unconnected with the right to buy) found the court unsympathetic recently.
30th Oct 2012
Landlord and tenants often include break clauses in a lease which allow either or both parties to terminate the lease midway through the lease. Usually the break clause is for the benefit of the tenant who is nervous about committing to rent liabilities for a long period in one location.