Head Lessee Law and Legal Definition
Head lessee is the holder of the Head Lease. It refers to the lessee in the original lease.
The term is used to refer to a lessee on a lease of property that is subleased. The head lessee is responsible for rental payments to the landlord. Where a tenant lets part or all of the premises to a subtenant. The head lessee remains responsible for the payment of rent to the landlord and any other requirement of the lease