We have extensive experience in the complex area of dilapidations on large single commercial premises to dealing with disposal claims of complete property portfolios.
Having acted for both landlords and tenants, JGA have the legal knowledge and skills to represent either party during the term of the lease, at termination, or following lease expiry.
Terminal dilapidations - Chelmsford Essex
The complex area of law under the umbrella of Landlord and Tenant matters, which deals with the issue of ongoing repair and disrepair to property, the various parties’ liabilities, obligations and rights is known as the law of dilapidations.
Attention to the question of dilapidations during the term of the lease and at expiry or option to break, will ensure that all parts of the premises are maintained to the appropriate and satisfactory levels of repair required under the terms of the lease and ensuring that changes in statutory legislation are considered, which is commonly the Tenants' covenanted responsibility.
JGA have substantial experience in this area having undertaken a multitude of complex and more straightforward dilapidation cases for 'blue-chip' clients through to small businesses nationwide.
We provide regular support to the legal profession to assist the resolution of claims. We are experienced in acting for either Landlord or Tenant and can offer appropriate advice dependent upon our instructed role.
We regularly act in a dual role, whereby we effectively act for clients in the capacity of Landlord’s Surveyor in relation to sub-tenants, and also concurrently as tenants’ surveyor, to defend claims by superior leasehold interests where a lease hierarchy exists. JGA have extensive experience in this complex and demanding role.