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(UK) Rent Arbitration – A Useful or Useless Tool?

Often with new legislation, we might introduce it with words such as ‘much anticipated’ or ‘welcome’, but the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 is for many landlords and tenants, too late, or unnecessary, because deals have already been done in respect of unpaid COVID commercial rent payments. The Act came into force on 24 March … Continue Reading

(UK) How Will the New Rent Arbitration Scheme Work for Commercial Landlords and Tenants?

In our second alert in the series, we consider the proposed new rent arbitration scheme and the draft Bill explaining how the process is expected to work, key points to note about the scheme and whether commercial landlords and tenants will use the scheme to resolve outstanding COVID rent arrears disputes. Access the alert here… Continue Reading

How Does the New UK Code Of Practice Assist Landords and Tenants in Rent Negotiations?

Further to our previous blog outlining the new rules about payment and collection of unpaid commercial rent, our first alert looks at the new Code of Practice in detail. This answers questions relevant to both commercial landlords and tenants who have yet to start or are in the process of negotiating payment of rent arrears … Continue Reading

The “Debt Respite Scheme” Regulations: More Delay for UK Landlords

From 4 May 2021 individuals will be able to apply for a moratorium that will provide a breathing space from creditor action.  Our property litigation team have produced this alert considering the impact of  the new regulations and what they mean for landlords. Whilst the regulation will primarily impact those involved in residential lettings, the … Continue Reading
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