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Two weeks left to refer Covid rent arrears to arbitration

United Kingdom - August 12 2022 The Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Act 2022 (the “Act”) came into force on 24 March 2022. It introduced an arbitration scheme to resolve disputes…

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…

James Sutherland

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…

James Sutherland

High-Street Rental Auctions - What does the draft legislation say?

United Kingdom - June 1 2022 Previous indications by the Government that it would give local authorities the power to put empty high-street properties into mandatory rental…

Chris Preston

Shop owners to be forced to rent out empty premises, government says

United Kingdom - May 9 2022 In what has been described as a "political gimmick" by the British Property Federation (BPF), the Government has indicated that it plans to introduce…