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COVID-19 Update on Commercial Tenants' Rights Regarding Rent

Published on 29 June 2020. By Sarah Wilkinson, Senior Associate and Catherine Young, Associate

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This blog sets out an update to government intervention affecting commercial tenants in response to COVID-19. We are continuing to field numerous enquiries from tenants seeking advice about whether rent holidays, reductions and other concessions can be obtained in these unprecedented times.

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Lease frustration and COVID-19

Published on 28 April 2020. By Sarah Wilkinson, Senior Associate

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Frustration of a contract occurs due to a supervening event meaning the contract is no longer capable of performance. If frustration is found to have occurred, the contract is automatically terminated.

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