Cases: Commercial Property Law

Abbeyfield (Harpenden) Society Ltd v Woods [1968] 1 W.L.R. 374

Abbeyfield (Harpenden) Society Ltd v Woods [1968] 1 W.L.R. 374 is a Commercial Property Law case concerning Leases and Licences. Facts:  The Landlord owned a freehold property and let out one of the rooms to the defendant (an elderly man). Moreover, the defendant paid the Landlord rent on a weekly basis. However, the Landlord provided…

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Murray Bull & Co Ltd v Murray [1953] 1 Q.B. 211

  Murray Bull & Co Ltd v Murray [1953] 1 Q.B. 211 is a Commercial Property Law case concerning Leases and Licences.    Facts:   The defendant was a managing director of a company under an agreement of 7-years. The agreement did not require the defendant to live in any specific place. Although the 7-year…

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National Westminster Bank Ltd v Betchworth Investments [1975] 1 WLUK 366

  National Westminster Bank Ltd v Betchworth Investments [1975] 1 WLUK 366 is a Commercial Property Law case concerning Formalities and the different types of tenancies (including the equitable Lease).    Facts:   In National Westminster Bank Ltd v Betchworth Investments, the Lease contained a break clause that could be exercised by the Landlord or Tenant…

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Legal & General Assurance Society Ltd v Expeditors International (UK) Ltd [2006] EWHC 1008 (Ch)

Legal & General Assurance Society Ltd v Expeditors International (UK) Ltd [2006] EWHC 1008 (Ch) is a Commercial Property Law case concerning Formalities and the different types of tenancies (including the equitable Lease). Facts: The Landlord leased premises to the Tenant until 2011. The Lease included a right for the Tenant to terminate the tenancy…

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Townsend Carriers Ltd v Pfizer Ltd [1977] 4 WLUK 87

Townsend Carriers Ltd v Pfizer Ltd [1977] 4 WLUK 87 is a Commercial Property Law case concerning Formalities and the different types of tenancies (including the equitable Lease). Facts: In Townsend Carriers Ltd v Pfizer Ltd, the Landlords let out commercial premises to the Tenants. The Tenants had the option of terminating the Lease by providing…

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