No contracting out of the effect of the tenant's break notice on underleases

PW and Co v Milton Gate Investments Ltd, 8 August 2003 (High Court, Chancery Division).

The High Court has ruled on a new point of law of interest to landlords and tenants. It is not possible for a landlord and a tenant to agree that any underleases granted by the tenant will survive the determination of the headlease where that determination is effected by notice served under one of the terms of the headlease.

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