Employment law cases

Street v Mountford [1985] AC 809 HL

Reports relating to this case:

  • Street v Mountford

    31 December 1985

    In Street v Mountford [1985] AC 809 HL, the House of Lords held that an agreement that provided for exclusive occupation for a rent was a tenancy, although it had been described as a licence. Circumstances where a person with exclusive occupation will not be a tenant include where an employee occupies his employer's premises in order to perform his duties as an employee.