Q&A: A New (Potentially Temporary) Home for Unopposed Business Lease Renewals

    View Author November 2017

    As part of the initiative to distribute property cases between the courts and the tribunal, from 1 December 2017, all unopposed business lease renewal claims (Claims) that are issued in the County Court at Central London (CCCL) will be transferred to the First Tier Tribunal as part of a pilot scheme lasting for one year.

    All existing Claims in the CCCL will also be transferred. This is not a national pilot, which means that any Claims falling outside of the CCCL will continue as before in the appropriate county court.