Break clauses in commercial leases

Checklist: Break clauses in commercial leases

What is a break clause?

A break clause can be included in a fixed-term lease allowing either you or your landlord to terminate the lease early. Exercising a break clause brings the lease to an end. However, where the landlord breaks the lease, there is legislation in place that may allow your business to remain in the property after the lease has ended.

Non payment of rent!

This checklist sets out the key issues that a landlord should be aware of if a tenant fails to pay the rent due under the terms of a commercial lease: