Commercial Landlord and Tenant Law Short course


The law of landlord and tenant is central to the work of all professionals dealing with commercial property – and this workshop helps practitioners and APC candidates get up to speed with the knowledge they need. On this course, you'll learn through lectures, interactive discussions, case studies and you'll be given detailed notes with guidance to further reading.

Course details


  • Mode of study: Face to face
  • Duration:
  • Location:
    To be announced
  • Start and end dates:


  • 7 hours CPD: £240 (includes lunch)
  • Morning/afternoon only: £125

What you'll experience

The morning session covers the general law of landlords and includes:

  • The distinction between a lease and a licence
  • The negotiation of leases
  • The major lease terms – disposition, user, alterations, repairs and service charges, rent and rent review
  • Remedies for breach of covenant
  • The termination of leases including break clauses

The afternoon session covers statutory lease renewals and rent reviews:

  • Introduction to Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954
  • Qualifying tenancies
  • Termination and renewal
  • Opposing renewal
  • The new lease
  • The key elements of commercial rent reviews
  • The operation of a review
  • The valuation parameters
  • Dispute resolution


You'll be taught by Sandi Murdoch is a well-known contributor to the understanding of landlord and tenant law by RICS members and other property professionals. She spent her academic career at the University of Reading in the Schools of Law and Real Estate and Planning. She has published extensively and contributed to and edited the Estates Gazette Legal Notes for over thirty years.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

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