Posts tagged Jacqueline Leske
When can a retail shop landlord refuse a tenant's request to assign the lease? Not often

Usually, the terms of a lease will require a tenant to obtain the landlord's consent before the tenant may assign their lease to a proposed new tenant (the New Tenant).  As a general condition of all leases in New South Wales, the Conveyancing Act 1919 (NSW) (Conveyancing Act) prohibits a landlord from unreasonably withholding consent to an assignment of a lease.

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