With COVID-19 impacting on every aspect of the UK economy, we consider the potential issues for commercial landlords and property investors. In particular, what happens to the liabilities under a lease if the tenant is forced to close their premises or if a landlord is required to close a multi-let building, business park, shopping centre or retail park? Read more here.
The effects of the pandemic on construction projects put us in an unprecedented situation, so whilst we summarise below the general principles that are likely to apply under a standard JCT contract, it is unfamiliar territory and will likely lead to some novel situations. Read more here.