Precedents for assignment of a lease can be found in:
Smith, Precedent Library for the General Practitioner, 2nd ed. (2009)
Precedent 2.36: Deed of assignment of lease
Encyclopaedia of Forms & Precedents, vol. 37 Sale of Land (2015 reissue)
Form 68: Assignment of the whole of an unregistered leasehold interest by a seller as absolute owner.
Form 73: Assignment of the whole of an unregistered leasehold property in consideration of additional covenants by the buyer (not being a gift).
Form 75: Assignment by deed of an agreement for a lease.
Also various other precedents for: assignments with landlord joined as a party; leaseback; lost lease; mortgaged leasehold property; oral tenancy; sale of part; reversions subject to sublease; sinking funds provision; sub-sales of leasehold property; tenancies; leasehold; leasehold land; and undivided shares in lease: leasehold land.
Ross: Commercial Leases (1998-)
Precedent 33: Sample assignment tests – circumstances
Butterworths Property Law Service (1989-) division V
Precedent 21: Assignment (new LT(C)A tenancy; AGA; guarantor)
Precedent 21.1: Assignment (‘new’ LT(C)A tenancy; no AGA)
Precedent 21.2: Assignment (‘old’ LT(C)A tenancy; guarantor)
Encyclopaedia of Forms & Precedents, vol. 22(3)B Landlord and Tenant (Business Tenancies) (2011 reissue)
Form 247: Tenant’s notice that the lease has been assigned or transferred
Record last checked 19 October 2015
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