A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant

Paperback | March 7, 2013

bySimon Garner, Alexandra Frith

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This concise and readable title explains the fundamentals of landlord and tenant law. While the sheer bulk of legislation applying to this area of law can appear intimidating, A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant provides a systematic guide to the principles and practice which is idealfor student and practitioner alike. The book covers the basics of landlord and tenant law, providing extensive treatment of both the common law and the statutory codes, and explaining and analyzing more discrete areas such as leases, tenancy, assignment and subletting, agricultural holdings,business tenancies, and possession proceedings. The seventh edition has been comprehensively updated to cover all recent developments in landlord and tenant law. It includes coverage of all relevant case law and sets out the various statutory codes applying to both residential and business tenancies, highlighting key points. This editionconsiders in particular the impact of the Localism Act 2011.Very much a practical guide, this title makes frequent use of examples, checklists, forms and precedents, and is specifically designed to assist the busy professional and student. A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant is an indispensable resource for those working in this field. The A Practical Approach series is the perfect partner for practice work. Each title focuses on one field of the law and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject together with clear, practical advice and tips on issues likely to arise in practice. The books are also an excellent resource forthose new to the law, where the expert overview and clear layout promote ease of understanding.

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This concise and readable title explains the fundamentals of landlord and tenant law. While the sheer bulk of legislation applying to this area of law can appear intimidating, A Practical Approach to Landlord and Tenant provides a systematic guide to the principles and practice which is idealfor student and practitioner alike. The book...

Simon Garner and Alexandra Frith are both barristers specializing in landlord and tenant law. Alexandra Frith is also a tutor on the Bar Professional Training Course at Kaplan Law School
Format:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.68 inPublished:March 7, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199662517

ISBN - 13:9780199662517

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Table of Contents

The Common Law1. The Basics2. The Distinction between a Lease and a License3. Creating a Tenancy4. Introduction to Obligations in Leases5. Implied Obligations6. Express Obligations7. Repair - Contractual Obligations8. Repair - Common Law and Statutory Duties9. Assignment and Subletting - Continuing Obligations10. Termination of Tenancies: An Overview - the Common Law Rules11. ForfeitureThe Statutory Codes12. Introduction to the Statutory Codes13. The Rent Act 1977 - 1. Protected Tenancies14. The Rent Act 1977 - 2. Recovery of Possession by the Landlord15. The Housing Act 1988 - 1. Assured Tenancies16. The Housing Act 1988 - 2. Recovery of Possession by the Landlord17. The Housing Act 1985 - 1. Secure Tenancies18. The Housing Act 1985 - 2. Recovery of Possession by the Landlord19. Protection from Eviction20. Regulation of Residential Premises- 1. The Private Sector21. Regulation of Residential Premises- 2. Social Housing22. Long Residential Leases at Low Rents23. Management and Service Charges in Long Leases24. Enfranchisement and Leasehold Extension25. Commonhold26. Business Tenancies27. Agricultural Holdings28. Farm Business Tenancies29. Residential Protection of Agricultural Workers30. Your Practice

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`It will be ideally suited to the busy practitioner who needs a straightforward introduction to the key principles...there are helpful introductions to the key principles of leasehold enfranchisement, commonhold and the right to manage'Stephen Murch (4 Paper Buildings), New Law Journal