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12 Nov 2021 What do the Government proposals for the new arbitration scheme to deal with rent arrears that accrued during the COVID-19 pandemic mean for landlords and tenants?

On 9 November 2021, the Government presented the Commercial Rent (Coronavirus) Bill to Parliament providing the detail of the proposed arbitration scheme to deal with rent arrears that accrued during the COVID-19 pandemic. Whilst this is subject to change before it becomes law, it contains significant proposals that will affect both landlords and tenants. The Government also published a new Code of practice for commercial property relationships.

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08 Mar 2021 International Women’s Day 2021

Boodle Hatfield is delighted to celebrate International Women’s Day. As a firm, we are fully committed to maintaining a working environment in which all people can excel and have a philosophy of an inclusive and supportive culture to enable this.


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28 Sep 2020 Commercial Property Rent Arrears – What can a landlord do?

In order to protect commercial tenants against debt recovery actions during the Coronavirus pandemic…

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21 Sep 2020 The stay on residential possession proceedings has been lifted – what happens next?

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been a stay on residential possession claims since 27 March.

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26 Jun 2020 Lawyers at Boodle Hatfield share their journey from trainee to partnership

Once you have chosen to pursue a career in law, shortlisting which firms you would like to train with is one of the most critical decisions.

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01 Jun 2020 We paid a 10% deposit to buy a new-build flat but now we’re worried about house prices and our finances, will we lose the money if we pull out?

This is Money question…

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04 May 2020 Further temporary legislation in force in relation to CRAR

Following the Government’s announcement that they would introduce further legislation to restrict commercial landlords…

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28 Apr 2020 Government to introduce more emergency measures to protect commercial tenants

The Government has announced that they will introduce further temporary measures to protect commercial tenants.

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24 Apr 2020 UK property market faces litigation as buyers seek to avoid completion of transactions

The UK property market may face a wave of legal disputes.

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19 May 2017 The dangers of not properly documenting tenancy arrangements

This note examines the difficulties that arise where an owner of commercial property allows someone into occupation of the property without documenting the basis on which they are to occupy it.

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