National Association of Licensed Paralegals

      Landlord and Tenant Law and Practice

      National Association of Licensed Paralegals
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      Suitable for: This award is for the paralegal working in their particular department in Legal Practice, Commerce, Industry or the Public Sector department doing work of a specialised or semi-specialised nature.

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      · Requirements

      Entry Requirements One of the following: Level 4 Diploma in Paralegals Studies Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in Paralegal Practice Law Degree ILEX Level 6 Other Equivalent (please specify)

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      Course programme

      Landlord and Tenant Law & Practice

      This award is for the paralegal working in their particular department in Legal Practice, Commerce, Industry or the Public Sector department doing work of a specialised or semi-specialised nature. The Fellowship Award means that a paralegal can further add to their specialist knowledge in that particular area of law and/or practice in which they are involved.

      Syllabus

      Essential characteristics of a lease

      An estate in land, Fixed duration, Exclusive possession, Rent, Reversion, Lease -v- Licence

      Types: Fixed term tenancy, Periodic tenancies, Statutory tenancies,Terminable tenancies, Perpetually renewable leases, Reversionary Leases,Concurrent leases, Tenancies by estoppel, Tenancies at will, Tenancies at sufference

      Formalities: Contractual nature of leases, Requirements for a legal lease, Leases enforceable in equity, enforceable contracts, part performance, Nature and effect of an equitable lease

      Covenants and Conditions: Difference between covenants & conditions, Covenants in Leases

      Implied covenants (Lessor): Quiet enjoyment, Not to derogate from grant, State and fitness of premises

      Implied covenants (Lessee): To pay rent Outgoings, Maintenance and repair, Entering and viewing

      Enforceability of covenants between successors in title: Privity of Contract, Difference between assignment and sublease, Enforceability on assignment, Indemnity on assignment, Assignment of the reversion, Assignment of equitable leases, Enforceability against a sub-lessee

      Effect of peculiar covenants: Repairing, Reservation of rent, Against assignment or underletting, Restrictive of user, Against alterations or improvements, Insurance, Renewal, break clauses and options

      Enforceability of Leases (title to leasehold property): Registered and Unregistered titles, Model Forms of Leases

      Termination: Effluxion of time, Notice to Quit, Surrender, Merger, Forfeiture,Disclaimer, Frustration, Repudiating breach, Tenants fixtures

      Statutory Provisions regarding Leases

      Private residential accommodation: Concepts applicable to all, Excluded lettings, Rent Act lettings, Assured tenancies, Other forms of protection

      Private residential long leases: Control of Service Charges, Landlord & Tenants Acts, Leasehold Reform legislation.

      Public Sector residential accommodation: Scope, Secure tenancies under the Housing Acts

      Business Tenancies: The right to renewal, Waiving rights to renewal, The position until renewal, The renewal procedure, A new tenancy, Grounds of opposition, Compensation

      Agricultural holdings: Scope of legislation, Terms of an agricultural lease, security of tenure, Compensation , Other interests, Agricultural tied homes

      Assessment

      The Fellowship Award is assessed through three substantial 'work based' assignments / projects of some 5000 words each. There are no time limits involved.

      Entry Requirements

      One of the following:

      Level 4 Diploma in Paralegals Studies

      Level 7 Post Graduate Diploma in Paralegal Practice

      Law Degree

      ILEX Level 6

      Other Equivalent (please specify)


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