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12-point action plan on renting reform white paper.

The government has recently published their white paper on Renting Reform, following the commitments recently made in the Queen’s Speech and as part of their levelling up agenda.

What’s in store for property following the Queen’s Speech

The Queen’s speech set out the programme of legislation which the Government intends to pursue in the forthcoming Parliamentary session.  So, what is in store from a property perspective?

UPDATE: Government announces further guidance to how commercial landlords can recover rent arrears owing as a result of Covid-19

The Government has announced a new code of practice that will assist landlords and business tenants as they look to resolve rent arrears relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (CIGA) is no longer in force

As of today 1 April 2022, some provisions of the CIGA are no longer in force and instead parts of the legislation revert back …

Tenant protections are at an end – What happens next with commercial rent debts?

Restrictions on landlords’ ability to recover rent arrears are set to expire today (25 March 2022), two years on from their introduction under The …

A new way forward for Commercial Landlords post-pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on most commercial landlords, regardless of the size of their portfolios. Landlords have been unable, and …

Courts rule on retail rent arrears and CVAs

Recent court rulings have much to say about the commercial landlord and tenant relationship in a time of pandemic.

New case shows landlords must tread carefully in forfeiting a lease

Does a landlord’s demand of accrued rent payment, after knowledge of a breach of a term, amount to waiver of forfeiture? Katie Allen from our Real Estate Dispute Resolution team explores.

Tenant trumps landlord on technicality in court

Real estate litigator Sarah Barratt reviews the outcome of a recent and particularly perplexing property dispute, with some important insight for corporate landlords to consider.

Video: possession proceedings – what happens now?

In our earlier article we gave you the details of what the stay on possession proceedings coming to an end means for landlords and …