Commercial property dilapidations is subject to complicated statutory control and voluminous case law. Osbornes property department can assist tenants in finding the best course of action.
Either during or more usually at the end of a commercial lease, the tenant is often faced with a claim in connection with condition of the premises. The lease will usually provide that the property is put into a certain state of repair. Failure to comply with this will give rise to a claim for damages or debt.
Questions which are often asked are:
- What am I responsible for repairing?
- What damages will I receive if there has been disrepair during my occupation?
- Who should do the remedial works to the premises and who will be responsible for the costs of such works?
- What should I do if the landlord or tenant has failed in his duties to repair?
For advice in answering these or any other questions please contact Guy Osborn or Shilpa Mathuradas by: