Alan Morris reviews the courts’ rigorous approach to the interpretation of break clause conditions and calls for a more pragmatic approach going forward ‘It is common for a break clause to be conditional upon performance by the tenant of its covenants under the lease. Consequently, any subsisting breach of covenant on the part of the …
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