It allows a licensee (authorized by an agreement) to easily access the premises without the need to follow legal procedures. Unlike a rental agreement, a license would generally not benefit from legal protection, such as for example. B the guarantee of ownership (the right to remain on the premises after the expiry of the term of the contract). If you want to conclude a contract for a business premises that provides for exclusive occupancy for the tenant, you must use a rental agreement after authorization, if you nevertheless want to keep the contract short and flexible. A license grants you certain obligations and gives your landlord certain rights that are not known to all. If you need a rental agreement instead of a license, we have a large collection of business rental models for all types of real estate. For residential property, please use the housing license to occupy an agreement that represents a variation of that agreement. We are happy to advise and assist you in your commercial property matters, whether to verify or prepare or advise your license, rental agreement and/or other documents. Feel free to write me a line mayumi.hawkes@cognitivelaw.co.uk The expression or terminology used in the agreement is not enough to determine what a license is and what a lease is. The court will consider the parties` intentions, behaviour and circumstances. Even if it is clearly stated in the agreement that it is a « license » and/or that the parties are considering it to be a « license », it could be interpreted as a rental/lease agreement and the user could acquire legal protection.

It will also consider the issue of performance of the contract under the right to renew the lease upon expiry of the lease. Legalo offers a commercial rental model that you can use for this purpose. The duration of the license is usually flexible and runs from month to month. Any party may, however, terminate them without notice. These commercial lease documents are up-to-date and are constantly checked to ensure that they match the latest versions. Commercial real estate contracts include offices, industrial applications, blank space, shops and restaurants…