Why should you buy Tenants' Right of First Refusal
Tenant's Right of First Refusal is a thorough and authoritative guide to all aspects of residential tenants' right of first refusal under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987. It provides practitioners with an analysis of the law from both the landlord's and the tenants' point of view, guiding the reader through the intricacies of an Act described by the judiciary as 'ill drafted, complicated and confused.' This new edition has been fully updated to take account of the latest case-law such as Artists Court Collective Ltd v Khan  EWHC 2453 (Ch).
It is now nearly nine years since the publication of the Second Edition, and we consider that the time is ripe for a new one. There have been several important cases decided since 2008, some under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987, such as Artists Court Collective Ltd v Khan (2016), and others under the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, which provide guidance on similarly-worded provisions. Read the full preface...
Introduction1.1 The Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (‘LTA 1987’) was enacted following the Report of the Committee of Inquiry on the Management of Privately Owned Blocks of Flats (October 1985) chaired by Edward Nugee QC. That Report had considered the strong support in the evidence it had gathered for a general right to collective enfranchisement,1 but had concluded that giving tenants a right of first refusal when the reversion was disposed of by their landlord would suffice,2 given that they also proposed a right to have a manager appointed in the event of serious default by the landlord. The Report did not append a draft Bill, but a suggested procedure was outlined in the body of the Report.3 A right to collective enfranchisement would have to wait for 6 more years.4 Read the full introduction...
Table of contents
Premises, landlords and qualifying tenants
The offer notice
Consequences of service of offer notice
Termination of rights against purchaser or subsequent purchaser
Avoidance and Enforcement
Procedure and Appeals
Prospective Purchasers: Section 18
Notices under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987
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