Commercial leases: Security for rent

In an uncertain market, security of performance when it comes to tenants’ obligations continues to be important. Mark Shelton investigates the various options The main drawback with rent deposits is that a tenant may not be able to put up the required funds. Even if it can, many tenants will not want to lock up …
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Cases Referenced

  • Hindcastle v Barbara Attenborough Associates [1997] AC 70
  • Holme v Brunskill (1877-78) LR 3 QBD 495
  • Howard de Walden Estates Ltd v Pasta Place Ltd [1995] 1 EGLR 79
  • K/S Victoria Street v House of Fraser (Stores Management) Ltd [2011] EWCA Civ 904
  • Prudential Assurance Co Ltd v PRG Powerhouse Ltd [2007] EWHC 1002 (Ch)
  • RBS v Etridge (no. 2) [2002] 2 AC 773
  • Topland Portfolio No 1 Ltd v Smiths News Trading Ltd [2014] EWCA Civ 18
  • Trustees of Beardsley Theobalds Retirement Benefit Scheme v Yardley [2011] EWHC 1380
  • West Horndon Industrial Park Ltd v Phoenix Timber Group Plc [1995] 1 EGLR 77