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A friend of mine is paying £195 a week shop in Tottenham,

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A friend of mine is paying £195 a week for a shop in Tottenham, N London With a 3 month deposit from Jan 2015 but wishes to terminate his "lease" ( an informal arrangement done on a pro forma document - supposedly of 10 years duration ). He telephoned the Landlord on 30 Sept to say he was terminating said contract/agreement and cancelled paying his rent as his deposit covers the last three months. The Landlord is saying as he stopped paying rent he (the tenant) has to leave said property forthwith or he (the Landlord) will send in the bailiffs. As my friend put new flooring, toilet facility and decoration into said shop he feels very aggrieved. Can my friend stay, as he wishes, until 31st December 2015 or is he vulnerable?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you.
Does the lease allow termination please?