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What happens if I breach the terms of my lease?

Your lease is a legal contract between you as a leaseholder and the landlord. If you breach the terms of your lease, you risk the landlord taking legal action against you. 

If the court decides that you breached the lease, it could order you to pay damages, legal costs and ask you to put right any breach if it is possible to do so. 

The landlord may also try to evict you, which is called forfeiture (seeking possession). 

If your landlord takes action against you for breach of the lease, you should get legal advice or a solicitor as soon as possible.

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