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Recover rent and service charge under a commercial lease in COVID-19

Recover rent and service charge under a commercial lease in COVID-19

Recover rent and service charge under a commercial lease in COVID-19 An encouraging judgement for Landlords has been handed down by the courts in the recent case of Commerz Real Investmentgesellschaft mbH v TFS Stores Limited which centred on the Landlord’s ability to...
Tenants: Can a break clause be used to re-gear my lease?

Tenants: Can a break clause be used to re-gear my lease?

Tenants: Can a break clause be used to re-gear my lease? Over the last year, many landlords and tenants have been reviewing their lease arrangements with a view to reducing costs or risk. When existing lease terms are renegotiated between landlords and tenants, this...
What is Alienation?

What is Alienation?

What is Alienation? ‘Alienation’ is the right granted in a lease for a tenant to assign, sublet, or share occupation of their property. This is an important factor for tenants when negotiating leases and so this guide will discuss the main alienation provisions in a...
Protections for commercial tenants to be extended

Protections for commercial tenants to be extended

Protections for commercial tenants to be extended The Government has announced that it will be extending the restrictions on the ability of landlords to recover rent arrears from tenants as follows: – The Government will amend the Coronavirus Act 2020 to extend...