Commercial Leases: What is a side letter?

Commercial Leases: What is a side letter?

Commercial Leases: What is a side letter? What is a side letter?  A side letter is usually a short document that is ancillary to the main commercial lease, which is intended to vary, clarify or supplement the main lease terms. A side letter can be entered into at the...
New government Code of Practice for commercial property relationships

New government Code of Practice for commercial property relationships

New government Code of Practice for commercial property relationships The government has published a new Code of Practice to assist landlords and tenants as they deal with income shocks caused by the pandemic. On 19 June 2020, the government published a new Code of...
Should a loan to a family member be secured?

Should a loan to a family member be secured?

Should a loan to a family member be secured? In these challenging times, it is not unusual for a person to require some financial assistance from a family member in order to purchase a property. Many first time buyers receive help from the bank of mum and dad in order...