Repair covenants – often a brief but critical piece of wording


In his article first published by RICS in the December 13/January 14 issue of Building Surveying Journal, Neil Gilbert, Partner and Head of Dilapidations at Tuffin Ferraby Taylor explains the definitions behind lease repair covenants and the need for brief but accurately written repair covenants. Surveyors need to understand the implications and underlying meanings behind the wording as the detail and theme of the covenant can be easily missed.