The unopposed business lease renewal pilot scheme, under which such cases in the Central London County Court area are being dealt with in the First-tier Tribunal (Property Chamber), began on 1 January 2018. 

Ed Cracknell reviews the pilot scheme in an article in Property Law Journal.

Unopposed lease renewals: more haste less speed? is available to read on the Property Law Journal website via subscription and via the PDF link below. 

This article first appeared in the April 2018 issue of Property Law Journal, published by Legalease Ltd.

Ed is a senior associate in the property litigation team. He specialises in all aspects of property litigation and property dispute resolution. His areas of expertise include landlord and tenant disputes, business lease renewals, rent and service charge recovery, possession proceedings, and dilapidations claims.

Unopposed lease renewals: more haste less speed?.pdf