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6 months to go - Are your buildings MEES Compliant?

United Kingdom - September 30 2022 From 1 April 2023 a landlord may not continue to let a property with an EPC rating below E unless a valid exemption is registered (this has been the…

Catherine Banton

Can Restructuring Plans compromise landlords’ rights against guarantors?

United Kingdom - September 2 2022 The High Court has considered the effect a Restructuring Plan - and in particular, the compromise of obligations under a lease - has on third party…

Lucy Redman

First arbitration awards made under the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022

United Kingdom - August 8 2022 The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 (the “Act”) came into force on 24 March 2022, which introduced an arbitration scheme to resolve disputes…

Michael Duncan

Court of Appeal rejects ‘Covid defence’ for non-payment of rent arrears

United Kingdom - August 3 2022 On 27 July 2022, the Court of Appeal handed down its judgment on the conjoined appeals of Bank of New York Mellon (International) Limited v Cine-UK…

Michael Duncan

Building Safety Act 2022 - leaseholder protections come into force

United Kingdom - June 29 2022 On Tuesday 28 June 2022, the leaseholder protections in the Building Safety Act 2022 ("the Act") came into force. This is a significant change…

Sarah Taylor