Kickstart Seminars: Lease exit strategy and the impact of dilapidations

Exiting premises is not a simple case of handing back the keys. Do you know your obligations?In a difficult economic climate a tenant’s dilapidations liability is given particular scrutiny. Landlords want the property back in repair to maximise the chances of re-letting or receiving compensation. Tenants want to reduce their end of lease responsibilities.

Dates & Times

September 29, 2015 @ 12:00 am

This seminar will:

• provide a dilapidations case study from both a landlord’s and a tenant’s perspective;
• provide a brief overview of the Dilapidations Protocol and how this is relevant to schedules of dilapidations served at the end of the lease;
• give practical guidance on the obligations of landlords’ and tenants’ including and the implications on certain terms being agreed in leases and licences; and
• highlight some potential problem areas including the impact of dilapidations on break options.


Lesley Robinson – Partner, Head of Real Estate Disputes, BWB
William Scott – Senior Associate, Real Estate Disputes, BWB
Karli Hiscock – Senior Associate, Real Estate, BWB
Kate Shearer – Solicitor, Real Estate, BWB

Why choose this course?

Attendees will gain a clearer insight into the obligations of tenants on exiting a property and the procedures landlords must follow. The session will provide practical guidance on the issues facing landlords and tenants when exiting a property.

Who should attend?

Landlords, occupiers and anyone who manages premises will benefit from attending.


8.00am: Breakfast and registration
8.30am: Seminar
9.30am: Finish