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Receiving a Section 17 Notice

When former tenants or guarantors receive a notice under s17, it is not just a matter of paying up. There may be reasons to challenge the validity of the notice, and tactical considerations surrounding a challenge. There may be the possibility of recourse against third parties.

Areas covered

  • Challenging the notice: how, why and when
  • Should an overriding lease be taken?
  • Can the loss be recouped from anybody else?
  • Remedies against present tenant following grant of overriding lease