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Our expertise in commercial leases includes an appreciation of the business of commercial leasing and the litigation and arbitration aspects of it. We have litigated or negotiated or considered disputes relating many aspects of commercial leases and the Commercial Tenancies Act, including but not limited to:

Right of First Refusal
Landlord’s Re-entry
Relief from Forfeiture
Non-Applicability of Residential Tenancies Act
Distress of Commercial Goods
Overholding and Penalty of Double Rent
Landlord’s re-location of tenant to an inferior location
Right of Renewal and terms of exercise
Mortgagee’s Tenancy from Year to Year on Possession
Principles in Goodyear v. Burnamthorpe
Negotiation of rent increases and use of arbitration clause
Ground leases
Tenant’s early abandonment of premises
Enforcement of Guarantees and Personal Covenants
Assignment of Rights