Govert Kerpestein

Lease contracts

Drafting a lease contract requires special attention. Prevention is better than cure. Therefore a tailor made lease contract is important. Specially for retail chains it is of…

Rent review

Lessors intend to maximalise and continue the return of their investments. Lessees have a clear opposing interest in a low rent and to be assured of long term use of the property.…

Termination of lease contracts

One day a lease contract will come to an end. Sometimes the lessor takes the initiative to terminate, sometimes the lessee takes the initiative. The rental Act provides protection…

Substitution

Under Dutch law a specific statutory regulation exists regarding the takeover of lease-contracts of retail property. This regulation enables a sitting lessee to compel the lessor…

Renovation

Dutch rental law highly values the possibilty to renovate commercial and residential property. Since 2003 the lessor has a strong legal position in these matters because the law…

Defects

Defects in the leased property , such as leaking roofs, asbestos and defective foundations are a source of legal actions. In these situations it is important to establish which…

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