Covid-19: Commercial landlords and tenants

19th March 2020

Covid-19: Commercial landlords and tenants

There are many pressures on commercial property landlords and tenants at this difficult time. 

As a tenant in a commercial building you may be unable to fulfil your obligations to the landlord under the lease, whether that be rent payments or complying with ‘keep open’ covenants.

As a landlord, you will have a number of obligations including those to protect the health and safety of your tenants and visitors.  If you have to close the property for any reason, you may be breaching your tenants’ rights. 

If you would like to discuss any of these issues in more detail, you can contact

Nyree Applegarth on 07595 657733 or

Cherry Elliott on 07595 238665 or

If you have any other general queries or concerns that you feel we can assist with then please email and somebody will get back to you as a matter of urgency.


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