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Can Your Landlord Be Their Own Judge?

Thursday, 25 February 2021

Tenants of commercial leases should be aware of the implications of the service charge provisions in their lease before agreeing terms.

Can Your Landlord Be Their Own Judge?

Articles & Blogs Property Litigation

Cynical Breach of Restrictive Covenants Dismissed by Supreme Court

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

The Supreme Court's decision in the landmark case of Alexander Devine Children's Cancer Trust v Housing Solutions Limited [2020] serves an important reminder for developers to seek to discharge or modify restrictive covenants prior to commencing the works

Cynical Breach of Restrictive Covenants Dismissed by Supreme Court

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation

Government Extends Protection for Commercial Tenants Until March 2021

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

On 9 December 2020, the Government announced a further extension to protect commercial property tenants until 31 March 2021.

Government Extends Protection for Commercial Tenants Until March 2021

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation

Beware Again the Six-Month Deadline For Pursuing Previous Tenants or Guarantors

Wednesday, 09 December 2020

We reported in June on the need to remember the strict time limits that sometimes apply to claims against former tenants and guarantors. Nearly 6 months after the June quarter, time may again be running out.

Beware Again the Six-Month Deadline For Pursuing Previous Tenants or Guarantors

Articles & Blogs Commercial Property Litigation

Gas Safety and Eviction - A Sigh of Relief for Landlords

Wednesday, 01 July 2020

The Court of Appeal has held that a landlord will not be prevented from evicting a tenant where a gas safety certificate has not been provided...

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards Now Impact Domestic Tenancies

Articles & Blogs Commercial Property Litigation

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards Now Impact Domestic Tenancies

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

Minimum energy efficiency standards now apply to existing domestic tenancies as they would for new lettings. What do you need to know?

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards Now Impact Domestic Tenancies

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation Real Estate

Coronavirus - Ban on Residential Evictions Extended Until August

Tuesday, 09 June 2020

The Government has announced that the current ban on evictions of renters in social or private accommodation will be extended to 23 August 2020.

Coronavirus - Ban on Residential Evictions Extended Until August

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation

Beware the Six Month Deadline for Pursuing Previous Tenants or Guarantors

Monday, 01 June 2020

Faced with increasingly uncertain rents, landlords should remember claims against former tenants or their guarantors - and the strict time limits which apply.

Beware the Six Month Deadline for Pursuing Previous Tenants or Guarantors

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Insolvency & Restructuring Property Litigation Real Estate

Winding-Up Petitions During the Coronavirus Pandemic - All Creditors Restricted

Friday, 22 May 2020

On 23 April 2020, the Government announced proposed measures to restrict the use of statutory demands and winding up petitions during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. These were finally presented to Parliament on 20 May 2020.

Winding-Up Petitions During The Coronavirus Pandemic - All Creditors Restricted

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation Real Estate

Coronavirus and Possession Proceedings

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Is the current stay on possession proceedings lawful and do the courts have power to lift it?

Coronavirus and Possession Proceedings

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation Real Estate

Coronavirus - Landlords and Access to Telecoms Apparatus

Tuesday, 14 April 2020

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has issued guidance aimed at telecommunications operators and landowners with telecoms apparatus on their land, to make sure that networks remain operational during the pandemic.

Coronavirus - Landlords and Access to Telecoms Apparatus

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation Real Estate

Coronavirus - Can You Rely on Commercial Lease Guarantees?

Tuesday, 07 April 2020

With measures now in place to protect struggling commercial tenants, landlords may instead be considering claims against guarantors. Here are five things for landlords to think about before relying on guarantees.

Coronavirus - Can You Rely on Commercial Lease Guarantees?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation

Coronavirus - Can You Bring Your Lease or Licence to an End?

Friday, 27 March 2020

In any difficult financial climate, tenants may look for ways to reduce their financial burden by moving to smaller premises or closing up shop completely.

Coronavirus - Can You Bring Your Lease or Licence to an End?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation

What Does the Coronavirus Act Mean for Commercial Landlords and Tenants?

Thursday, 26 March 2020

As all commercial landlords and tenants know today is a quarter day and the first one (and hopefully the last) spent in lock down. The Coronavirus Act has now passed on to the statute books.

What Does the Coronavirus Act Mean for Commercial Landlords and Tenants?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Property Litigation Real Estate

Coronavirus - Commercial Leases - A Note For Tenants

Monday, 23 March 2020

In this unprecedented and ever-evolving situation, it is unfortunately inevitable that some businesses will struggle with lower turnovers and poor cash flow.

Coronavirus - Commercial Leases - A Note For Tenants