Commercial leases usually include clauses to make the tenant responsible for at least some repairs and maintenance of the property for the duration of the lease. These can include clauses relating to decorations, maintenance, common parts, termination, removal, and alterations. If a tenant fails to carry out this obligation, the landlord can make a dilapidation claim.
Wilkinson Woodward’s commercial property and property dispute specialists advise both landlords and tenants on their rights, whether a potential dilapidation claim exists and potential remedies.
We can also identify potential issues in cases where the lease agreement is unclear, contradictory or was drafted prior to the latest case law.
If your business is affected by any of these issues, please contact our commercial dispute resolution specialists in Halifax, Huddersfield and Brighouse.