The pitfalls of break options in leases and what to avoid

David Rastrick
By David Rastrick, head of Sanderson Weatherall’s Lease Consultancy team The prevalence of break options in leases continues to increase, due to occupiers' ongoing requirements to achieve short flexible lease terms when negotiating against landlords who ideally are seeking long lease terms. But care and consideration needs to be taken in the way break clauses are drafted, to ensure occupiers are not caught out by onerous break clause conditions. Following the Riverside Park Limited v NHS Property Services Limited case, it i... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...