Commercial Leases - Parts 1-3

Commercial leases

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Course Overview

Delivered by property guru Hannah Mackinlay, this comprehensive series of bite size webinars will explore all aspects of commercial leases. Developed with the busy practitioner in mind, this course has been divided into three manageable sections and will cover the following topics:

Part 1

·         The importance of defining the premises

·         Specify all rights needed

·         Repair - FRI or schedule of condition?

·         Planning, User and the Use Classes Order

·         Alienation

Part 2

·         Insurance, rent suspension, etc.

·         Break clauses

·         Security of tenure

·         Service Charges

Part 3

·         Termination & forfeiture

·         Surrenders, extensions

·         Lease renewal

·         SDLT on leases

What are the requirements?

  • Watch the recorded webinars and review the reference notes and optional evaluation form to test your legal knowledge.
  • This course provides 2-3 CPD points (depending on length of time spent reviewing the supporting documentation).

Learning Outcomes

  • On completion of this course you will:
  • • Have a greater understanding of commercial leases; what they are, how they work etc.
  • • Feel more confident when advising clients regarding commercial leases
  • • Be aware of the pitfalls that commercial leases can present and how to avoid them

What is the target audience?

  • Property law practitioners


About Instructor - Hannah Mackinlay

Hannah Mackinlay qualified as a solicitor in 1981 and has worked at a senior level for major firms such as Pinsents and Shoosmiths, and also local authorities. As well as acting for major landowners, local authorities, development agencies, national house builders, banks, building societies and PLCs, she has also dealt with the rank and file high street commercial leases and small developer. In 1995 she obtained a Masters Degree in Environmental Law and for a while specialised in the area of contaminated land issues and Waste Management. She was a member of the National Council of the UK Environmental Law Association. Since 2003 she has focussed on CPD training to the profession and has lectured widely on the subject of residential and commercial property, property development, overage, and Stamp Duty Land Tax and recently set up  as a resource centre for conveyancers.

Course Curriculum

Recorded Webinars

  • Part 1
  • Part 2
  • Part 3


  • Part 1
    9 Page
  • Part 2
    10 Page
  • Part 3
    10 Page
  • Sample Lease
    62 Page
  • Evaluation
    1 Page