LAW-30077 - Business Leases: Termination and Renewal
Coordinator: Michael A Haley Room: CBC1.006 Tel: +44 1782 7 33223
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Level: Level 6
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733218

Programme/Approved Electives for 2019/20

Law Combined Honours (Level 6)
Law Minor (Level 6)
Law Single Honours (Level 6)


Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2019/20

This module develops a thorough understanding of the lease renewal machinery contained in Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. An emphasis is placed upon statutory and case law analysis. The module
provides an understanding of the underlying commercial and political policy influences which have shaped the current law, together with consideration of recent reforms. Thus it provides a detailed consideration of key aspects of commercial property law.

Aims
To achieve a deep and critical understanding of the general principles which underlie the lease renewal scheme contained in Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. To deepen the students ability to interpret and apply statutory provisions and attendant case law.

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.
http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/law-30077/lists

Intended Learning Outcomes

offer a comprehensive summary of the general principles which underlie the lease renewal scheme contained in Part II of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954. will be achieved by assessments: 1
identify and address succinctly and accurately with full legal authority typical problems arising in respect of lease renewals will be achieved by assessments: 1
determine the relationship between the law and the policy considerations affecting the regulation of leasehold interests in commercial property will be achieved by assessments: 1
research the law and its background without supervision will be achieved by assessments: 1
apply knowledge to factual situations both real and imaginary will be achieved by assessments: 1
interpret statutory provisions and analyse case law at a sophisticated level will be achieved by assessments: 1
effectively communicate knowledge and understanding in a structured manner will be achieved by assessments: 1

Study hours

9 x two hour lectures = 18 hours
4 x 1 hour tutorials = 4 hours
Tutorial/problem preparation = 36 hours
Exam preparation and background reading = 90 hours
Exam = 2 hours
Total = 150 hours

School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Unseen Exam weighted 100%
UNSEEN EXAM - 2 HOURS
Unseen paper but with the relevant statute being permitted within the exam room. Three questions from a choice of 7 to be answered in two hours.